US To Talk To Iran
Isn’t this what the Bush administration and their supporters have said they wouldn’t and shouldn’t support? Nevertheless, William Burns, who is America’s third-ranking diplomat (He is currently ambassador to Russia.) will sit down this Saturday in Switzerland with Iranian envoy Saeed Jalili and European foreign policy head Javier Solanas in an attempt to halt Iran’s nuclear weapons development.
The package of incentives was accompanied by a letter from Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and the foreign ministers of the other five countries and sets out a scenario in which Iran would get a temporary reprieve from economic and financial sanctions in exchange for freezing its enrichment activities.
I’d like to hear from all those who blasted Barack Obama for wanting dialogue with our enemies. I’d like to hear from all those who, while praising Bush’s previous intransigence, protested the idea of any kind of sit-down with Iran.Click here for reuse options!
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