BBC News Repeat Obama's Iran 'Weapons' Assumption

BBC Radio 4 News - 26 March 2012
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On the 7am BBC Radio News, a false assumption is yet again made about the existence of Iranian nuclear weapons:

"He also made appeals to the leaders of North Korea and Iran to give up their own weapons programmes."

We might expect that a news organisation that has taken enormous interest in Iran's nuclear programme to point out at this stage that there is no basis for Barack Obama to make such a statement.

Shortly before the news bulletin, Evan Davis made the odd assumption that Iran was ahead of North Korea on the nuclear issue.

Listen to the audio clip from 26 March 2012:

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