Bernard Kouchner listens to Russian
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov [EPA]

France is pressing Europe to adopt its own sanctions against Iran unless it drops its nuclear enrichment programme. 

This comes as the UN prepares to meet to discuss a third round of measures. 

What’s behind France’s toughening stance against Tehran, and will it succeed or backfire?

 Inside Story investigates at 17:30 GMT.

This episode of Inside Story aired on 18th September 2007.

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