India's Perspective:IranThe neo-Bushist press in the West (Murdoch, the NY Times group) are using the most unbalanced rhetoric on Iran. What do you expect? Outlook India doesn't sound like a bunch of demented, senile old orangutans. Quotes follow:
"The door for negotiations is still open," Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi
Iran insists its nuclear programme is for peaceful energy purposes and in the last two days has repeatedly assured that it would continue to honor its obligations under the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.
In the past, Iran had allowed short-notice, intrusive inspections of its facilities, including military sites as a goodwill gesture to build trust. But parliament passed a law late last year requiring the government to block intrusive inspections of Iran's facilities if the country is put before the Security Council.