Powell Warns Iran and Syria

(AP/Washington Post) Secretary of State Colin Powell, speaking at AIPAC's 44th annual policy conference, demanded on Sunday that Iran halt its quest for weapons of mass destruction and that Syria cease supporting terrorism. Powell said Iran must stop its support of terrorism against Israel and "must stop its pursuit of weapons of mass destruction and the ability to produce them." Following up on an accusation last week by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld that Syria is allowing war material to flow into Iraq, Powell said "Syria faces a critical choice" - whether to "continue its direct support for terrorism in the dying days" of the Iraqi government.

2002-03-31 00:00:00

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