Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice rejected linking Iran?s arrest of several Iranian-Americans in Tehran to the Bush administration?s capture of members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in Iraq.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice suggested Tuesday the U.N. nuclear enforcement chief should stay out of a long-running diplomatic standoff with Iran.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice accused Iran of perverting the rule of law by charging three Iranian-Americans with spying and denied they were involved in espionage.
Arab officials and commentators said Tuesday they feared the budding dialogue between Washington and Iran could cut them out of the debate over the future of Iraq, one of the region's most important countries.
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived here late Tuesday for a G8 foreign ministers meeting where she hopes to gain support for UN resolutions on Iran's nuclear programme, Kosovo and Darfur.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Tuesday it would be a big mistake to drop a demand that Iran suspend uranium enrichment and more pressure should be piled on Tehran over its nuclear program.
Iran has charged three U.S.-Iranian citizens with spying, officials said on Tuesday, a day after Washington and Tehran held their most high-profile talks in nearly 30 years.
Foreign ministers from the Group of Eight nations gather in Germany on Wednesday to discuss the nuclear standoff with Iran, the unresolved conflict in Sudan's Darfur region and other pressing international issues.
Three Iranian-Americans, including U.S. academic Haleh Esfandiari, have been charged with endangering national security and espionage, Iran's judiciary spokesman said Tuesday.
Iran yesterday formally charged three Americans with espionage and endangering national security, the government's judicial spokesman said, signaling a widening clampdown against U.S. citizens in Iran.