Power: This Time We Mean It

‘Our red lines are red’

Emma-Jo Morris
The Washington Free Beacon
6/17/2015

Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power told Congress that the Obama administration is committed to enforcing a red line on Iran’s nuclear ambition.

Power covered a number of foreign policy issues in the hearing, including American Israeli relations, and the nuclear deal with Iran.

“President Obama will not accept a deal in which we do not get the access that we need in order to verify the process … our red lines are red,” she said.

President Obama previously articulated a “red line,” with regards to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad using chemical weapons. “A red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized,” he said.

He later denied setting a red line when it was revealed that Assad attacked civilian populations with chemical weapons.

Power appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee. She told the committee that politics is clouding negotiations with Iran…

 

 

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