Saturday, February 05, 2005

America's tough rhetoric on Iran

BBC News, regarding the EU3/Iran talks:
The United States wants it to be known that there will be consequences in the event of failure.

These talks are likely to reach a conclusion one way or another in the summer. So there is still a window open for diplomacy.

Which is why the new US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said at a news conference in London that a US attack on Iran was "not on the agenda at this point." ...

In 2002, Iran was forced to admit that for 18 years it had been secretly developing the ability to enrich uranium, the first step in building a nuclear device. ...