Monday, January 30, 2006

Steamed Rice: Us Secretary of State Rice says' robust negotiations needed on Iran nuclear deadlock '

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice seems to be getting impatient with the negotiations with Iran and the EU aimed at dealing with the mullah's resumed appear to have failed... again.Rice says robust negotiations needed on Iran nuclear deadlock

"We believe that there is a lot of life left in the diplomacy," Rice said. "After all, going to the Security Council is not the end of diplomacy. It's just diplomacy in a different, more robust context."

European foreign ministers met earlier in Brussels on Monday with Iran's deputy nuclear negotiator, but said they had failed to make progress.

Rice was particularly skeptical of Iran's drawn out, on again off again response to a Russian proposal to move Iranian uranium enrichment to Russia and send the nuclear fuel back to Iran.

"It's not as if the Russians proposed this last week. This has now been several months."

1 comment:

Dan Zaremba said...

Gosh, I'd like to see some decisive diplomacy.