Clinton Rebukes Putin’s Nuclear Plan

The Wall Street Journal March 19, 2010 MOSCOW—Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia will help Iran launch its first nuclear power plant this summer, delivering a diplomatic slap to visiting U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and a blow to U.S.-led efforts to increase financial pressure on Tehran. more

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Mideast Quartet Condemns New Settlements

The Wall Street Journal March 19, 2010 MOSCOW—The so-called Quartet condemned Israel’s recent announcement that it would scale up the building of Jewish homes in disputed East Jerusalem and said it was considering “additional steps” to be taken to address the situation, though it didn’t say what those might be. more

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