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Nations Weigh International Action on Iran

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks during a parliament session in Tehran, Jan. 15, 2006.
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks during a parliament session in Tehran, Jan. 15, 2006.

The UK, Germany and France will call for an emergency meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency early next month to discuss possible action against Iran.

The government in Tehran removed U.N. seals from its main uranium enrichment facility last week, and the United States has been pushing to refer Iran to the U.N. Security Council, where it could face sanctions.

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Rob Gifford
Rob Gifford is the NPR foreign correspondent based in Shanghai.
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