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Kirk: Deal 'Would do Nothing to Prevent a Future with Iranian Nuclear Weapons'

8:31 AM, Nov 9, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Senator Mark Kirk's statement on the possible U.S.-Iran deal:

"Based on the latest information available and after discussions with our allies, it is clear to me that the proposal on the table in Geneva would do nothing to prevent a future with Iranian nuclear weapons. The agreement would leave Iran's nuclear infrastructure in place while undermining the sanctions pressure we worked so hard to build. In short, it will increase the likelihood of war when we should be doing all we can to achieve a peaceful outcome. I will continue to press for intensified sanctions until I am assured we are not leaving our children a world with Iranian nuclear weapons."

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