Iran angered over French remarks

The drumbeat of war is loud and clear. The Bush Administration has kept it going for the last 12 months. Now, France has dialed up the rhetoric.



Iran’s foreign ministry criticized France on Monday for a blunt warning over the weekend that Europe must prepare for war if Tehran continues to flout international demands to stop producing nuclear fuel.

“We hope that such statements are superficial and do not reflect France’s realistic and strategic points of view,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said Monday, according to the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency. (more…)