By Jessica Elgot, November 30, 2009
Iran’s vice-president has accused the UN and the West of “provoking” Iran into building further uranium enrichment facilities.
Foreign Secretary David Miliband has slammed the move by the Iranian government to approve the construction of 10 new uranium enrichment plants. He said: “This epitomises the fundamental problem that we face with Iran.
“We have stated over and again that we recognise Iran's right to a civilian nuclear programme, but they must restore international confidence in their intentions.