U.S. Stresses Stark Choices for Iran in Nuclear Stand-Off

[AFP/Yahoo] Robin Millard - Iran must enter negotiations over its nuclear program or face increasing international isolation, Ambassador Nicholas Burns, the U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, stressed before six-party talks on the issue next week in London. "Iran is playing a central role in the four great interconnected crises in the Middle East that are part of American foreign policy," Burns said, citing Tehran's role in supporting Shia militants in Iraq, militant groups like Lebanon's Hizbullah, Iran itself and its nuclear program, and in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

2007-05-03 01:00:00

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