Israel urged Western nations to deny Iran uranium-enrichment capabilities that could help produce nuclear weapons. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Monday he hoped for the success of efforts, led by the United States and major European Union members, to offer Iran incentives if it gives up enrichment plans. Iran is expected to give an initial answer to the Western compromise proposal this week, but insists it has the right to pursue nuclear technology.
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