THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

Saudi warning that sanctions against Iran may not work

By Our Foreign Staff
Published: 9:21AM GMT 16 Feb 2010
U.S.Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal: Saudi warning that sanctions against Iran may not work
U.S.Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal Photo: AP
 

Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal said Mrs Clinton had correctly identified Iran’s Revolutionary Guard as a serious threat.

“I hope that this doesn’t lead to what it gives an indication of – which is a very extremist policy,” he said.

He also said that “sanctions are a long-term solution. They may work. We can’t judge.

“But we see the issue in the shorter term maybe because we are closer to the threat… So we need an immediate resolution rather than a gradual resolution.”

Read more: AP

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