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Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Another day of 'tough talking'......

Iran must obey rules on nuclear programme - Blair

From: msnnewsbox

11th October 2005
“LONDON (Reuters) - Iran must obey international rules over its nuclear programme and should not doubt the will of the international community to ensure it does so, Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Tuesday.

Blair, due to hold talks on Iran soon with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, said Britain and the United States would continue to put pressure on Iran over its nuclear activities, which Washington says -- and Iran denies -- are a cover for making atomic bombs.

"The position of Europe and America has been the same on this. We will continue the pressure," Blair told a news conference.

"They have to abide by the rules of the international community on their nuclear capability. They have to stop support for terrorism, whether it's in the Middle East or elsewhere.”

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Blair said Britain was "concerned" about the situation in Iran and said a recent IAEA report on Iran's nuclear activities was "very significant".

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See above link for the rest of this article.

And so Blair pushes us further up those steps to war ...... again ......

While, just to cover his back ........

Blair insists on need for tough security law

By Madeline Chambers

“LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tony Blair on Tuesday backed police calls for powers to hold terrorism suspects without charge for three months, a plan civil liberties groups have attacked as draconian.

One day before the centre-left government publishes tough new laws in response to July's bombings in London, a debate is raging as to whether the extended detention period -- up from 14 days -- goes too far.

Home Secretary Charles Clarke has said he is prepared to reconsider the length of the extension.

But Blair was adamant.

"This is what we need to make our country safe," he said at his monthly news conference .........

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see the rest of this article here: msnnewsbox

No Tony, what we need to keep our country safe is a change of Government and an end to our ‘special relationship’ with Bush and his henchmen.








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