Thursday, March 29, 2012

Germany official: Meeting with Israel's Barak left me 'more concerned' of war with Iran

Germany's defense minister Thomas de Maiziere said that a recent meeting with Defense Minister Ehud Barak left him "more concerned" as to the possibility of war with Iran, an interview published on Tuesday indicated.

De Maiziere's comments came after U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday there was still time to resolve the Iranian nuclear standoff through diplomacy, indicating, however, that the window for such a solution was closing.

Obama reiterated his position on the Iran nuclear issue after talks with Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on the eve of a nuclear security summit in Seoul.

"I believe there is a window of time to solve this diplomatically, but that window is closing," Obama told reporters. Read More