Sunday, January 15, 2012

Hague Won't Rule Out Miltary Action In Iran

Foreign Secretary William Hague has told Sky News that Britain was not ruling out military action against Iran.

He insisted all options remained on the table in relation to Tehran's "increasingly dangerous" development of nuclear weapons.

But he said the UK was not advocating military action and was instead intensifying sanctions in a bid to bring the Islamic republic to the negotiating table.

"We have never ruled anything out. We have not ruled out any option, or supporting any option.
"We believe all options should be on the table, that is part of the pressure on Iran," he told Sky's Dermot Murnaghan.

"But we are clearly not calling for or advocating military action. We are advocating meaningful negotiations, if Iran will enter into them, and the increasing pressure of sanctions to try to get some flexibility from Iran." Read More