Obama: Iranian nuclear issue far larger that Syrian chemical arms

President Barack Obama says his administration’s approach to Syria’s chemical weapons should show Iran that there’s the potential for diplomatic solutions to arms standoffs. Talking to ABC Sunday, he said that Iran shouldn’t assume that his preference for diplomacy means the U.S. won’t strike Tehran. The Iranians understand that their pursuit of a nuclear weapon is “a far larger issue for us” than the use of chemical weapons in Syria. But that will not “suddenly make it easy.”

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