Saturday, February 05, 2005

Iran blasts Rice's speech

Iranian officials have criticised US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's speech, saying her comments were inaccurate.

Speaking to Aljazeera from Tehran on Friday, adviser to the Iranian President Muhammad Shariati said Rice's comments were not warmly welcomed.

"We reject the accusations Rice has directed at Iran, particularly those related to Iran's acts in 'destabilising the region'," he said. ...