UN nuclear chief says Obama offers hope of ‘saner’ world

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DAVOS, Switzerland (AFP) — UN atomic watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei said Thursday that the election of US President Barack Obama had given him hope for a “saner” world for the first time.

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) praised Obama’s offer of talks with Iran and, in an implicit criticism of former president George W. Bush, said isolating states was always doomed to failure.

ElBaradei told the Davos forum: “For the first time I have started to have some hope that we will start to have a world that is safer, that is saner, that is more humane.”

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