The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi72° Sunny

Tonight

Lo49° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi78° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo52° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi81° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo53° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi83° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo55° Slight Chance T-storms then Slight Chance Showers

Wednesday

Hi76° Chance Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo55° Chance Showers

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