Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) President, Dr. Gary Samore, and CEO,
Ambassador Mark D. Wallace, made the following statement this evening
regarding President Obama's phone call today with Iranian President
Today's telephone call between President Obama and President Rouhani is
a historic event, but it remains to be seen whether it will amount to
anything substantive. The real work lies ahead. There are still major
obstacles to reaching a deal, and it is still unclear whether President
Rouhani has the willingness or authority to make compromises.
The good news is that we will know soon--if Iran lets the coming months
go by without agreeing to 1-on-1 deliberations with the U.S., or
altering its nuclear position, it will be obvious that it is not
prepared to take the steps necessary to address concerns about its
nuclear program. In that case, additional pressure will be needed to
change Iran's calculations and behavior.
United Against Nuclear Iran
Nathan Carleton, 212-554-3296