Contrary to what the EU is likely to do. “No Assurances for Iran, Say US,” from AFP, with thanks to JE:
The United States will not offer security guarantees to Iran to end its nuclear program, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said.
“Iran is a troublemaker in the international system, a central banker of terrorism. Security assurances are not on the table,” she told a US TV station on Sunday (local time).
The top US diplomat spoke as Iran again said it would not suspend uranium enrichment despite European Union plans to offer incentives to the Islamic republic if it halts the sensitive nuclear work.
Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert claimed Iran could obtain a nuclear bomb in “months” and vowed that Israel would take the “necessary measures” to stop this from occurring.