Saturday, August 9, 2008

Iran Accepts Plan by Iraq

"Now that Iraq's precondition has been eliminated from the process of the current efforts, the secretary general may immediately begin implementation of his plan for implementing Security Council Resolution 598 and, with the announcement of a cease-fire, proceed to implementation of the other clauses of the resolution," the message said.Hussein accepted the plan of a ceasefire at the condition that peace talks immediately follow. This compromise was the only possible solution to the two-week long deadlock between Iran and Iraq."In principle, I shall announce a cease-fire tomorrow. I informed the Council that the two sides agree to a cease-fire and direct talks under my auspices," Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar said. Read full story

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