Sunday, September 23, 2012

Obama brushes off Israeli pressure over Iran as just "noise he tries to ignore"

WASHINGTON (AFP) — President Barack Obama likened Israeli pressure on him to draw a line in the sand over Iran's nuclear ambitions as noise he tries to ignore, according to remarks aired Sunday.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently urged the United States to establish what he called a "red line" regarding Tehran's nuclear program beyond which the United States would be compelled to act.