Rice to Iran: We Need an Answer
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Friday Iran had made "positive statements" about Western proposals to resolve a row over its nuclear program, but added "we need an answer" from Tehran. READ MORE
The chief US diplomat was cautious about the outcome of an Western offer to Iran to entice it to abandon suspected efforts to build a nuclear bomb.
"We have heard some positive statements from the Iranians," she told reporters after talks here with Italian Foreign Minister Massimo D'Alema.
"But she added, "We need an answer, the international community needs an answer (from Iran) so we know if, in fact, the negotiating track is going to bear fruit."