The U.S. is not preparing for war against Iran and Vice President Dick Cheney supports that policy, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says, taking a swipe at a U.N. official who says he's worried about "crazies" who want to start bombing.
President Bush on Friday demanded that Iran "immediately and unconditionally" release four Iranian-Americans detained for alleged espionage and provide information about a former FBI agent missing in the country.
MADRID, June 1 Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sought today to minimize any sense of division within the Bush administration over Iran after the head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog agency delivered a pointed new warning against what he called the ?new crazies? pushing for military action against Tehran.
U.S. President George W. Bush on Friday strongly condemned Iran's detention of American citizens and called for them to be freed "immediately and unconditionally."
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice expressed scepticism Friday that talks between Iran and the European Union would produce any commitment from Tehran on suspending uranium enrichment.
President Bush lashed out at Iran yesterday for detaining American citizens and called for them to be freed "immediately and unconditionally." White House aides said the president broke his silence because of Tehran's decision to charge three of the four detainees.
Iran has pledged to end years of stonewalling and provide answers on past suspicious activities to the U.N. nuclear monitoring agency probing its atomic program, an official said Friday, in a move seen as an attempt to avoid new U.N. sanctions.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the U.S. is not preparing for war against Iran. She says Dick Cheney supports that policy, Rice says, a comment aimed at a U.N. official who says he is worried about ?crazies? who want to start bombing.
Iran?s nuclear negotiator has promised to give the United Nations answers to longstanding questions about suspicious nuclear activity, a European official said today.
MADRID, June 1 -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice insisted Friday that Vice President Cheney fully supports a diplomatic course in the dispute with Iran over its nuclear program, denying claims of divisions among President Bush's foreign policy advisers.