The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi70° Partly Sunny

Tonight

Lo45° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi61° Breezy

Tuesday Night

Lo37° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi54° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo36° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi57° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo37° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi59° Slight Chc Showers

Friday Night

Lo39° Mostly Cloudy

Rouhani’s U.N. speech didn’t go far enough for some Iranians

Send to Kindle
Print This

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranians pored over news accounts Wednesday of President Hasan Rouhani’s speech to the U.N. General Assembly, with those eager to break out of Iran’s isolation expressing disappointment that their new leader didn’t meet with President Barack Obama or offer more concrete steps for sanctions relief.

Hard-liners, however, seemed mostly pleased with Rouhani’s steadfast defense Tuesday of Iran’s right to enrich uranium and develop its nuclear industry. Western countries accuse Iran of refining uranium for the purpose of building a nuclear bomb, and have made sanctions relief contingent on Tehran stopping the enrichment.

View my options or Sign in