The world cringed and braced for the worst, and Iran offered a…bridge for sale! Obviously that’s far better than any attack; I just hope no one buys the bridge. From AP:
TEHRAN, Iran – Iran formally responded Tuesday to a package of Western incentives aimed at persuading Tehran to suspend uranium enrichment, with officials saying it has offered a “new formula” to resolve the dispute. The country”˜s top nuclear negotiator said Tehran was ready to enter “serious negotiations.”
Officials close to the meeting said Iran”˜s response offered the “new formula” to resolve the dispute over Tehran”˜s nuclear activities. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the information.
State-run television said Iran”˜s response meant Tehran was committed to its promises….
Mohammed Saeedi, deputy head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said in comments published Tuesday that Tehran”˜s response would provide “an exceptional opportunity” for a return to the negotiating table for a compromise….