Bush: USA To Discuss Iraqi Border Security With Iran

"President George W Bush has authorised his ambassador in Baghdad to talk to Iranian officials about the security crisis in Iraq in a move which suggests that America is adopting a less confrontational approach towards its old enemy.


"Iran is widely blamed for destabilising Iraq by backing fellow Shia armed factions and allowing weapons and fighters to cross its border. Britain believes that bombs being used to kill British soldiers are made in Iran.

Bush permits talks with Iran over border security crisis
By Philip Sherwell in Washington
(Filed: 04/12/2005)


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