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Published: Tuesday January 14, 2014 MYT 5:05:02 AM
Updated: Tuesday January 14, 2014 MYT 5:05:58 AM

Obama says now not time for new Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday it would not be right for Congress to impose new sanctions on Iran now and that diplomacy should be given a chance to work.

Obama made the remarks to reporters while meeting with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

(Reporting by Mark Felsenthal; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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