Colin Powell: Iran Sanction Increase Won't Stop Nuclear Program

05/19/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Chris Dolmetsch Bloomberg

Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said new sanctions on Iran to persuade it to stop enriching uranium won't work because the Islamic republic is "determined to have a nuclear program."

"I don't see a set of sanctions coming along that would be so detrimental to the Iranians that they are going to stop that program," Powell said in an interview with Bloomberg special contributor Judy Woodruff. "So ultimately, the solution has to be a negotiated one."

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