France says sanctions possible over Iran missile launches

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Sunday warned Iran of possible European sanctions over its recent ballistic missile launches.

Paris: French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Sunday warned Iran of possible European sanctions over its recent ballistic missile launches.

"If necessary, sanctions will be taken," Ayrault said after a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry and several European counterparts.

Kerry described the Iranian actions - which the US has asked to be discussed at a UN Security Council meeting tomorrow - as a breach of UN resolutions.

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