Saturday, May 31, 2003

Bush Dismisses Iran As Military Target
"WASHINGTON - President Bush is dismissing the idea that Iran would be the next U.S. military target as "pure speculation," even as the White House seeks to increase pressure on the Islamic nation to cooperate in the fight against terrorism and weapons proliferation.
The topic of Iran was expected to be on the agenda as Bush meets Sunday in St. Petersburg, Russia, with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Moscow's lucrative contract with Tehran to help build a light water nuclear power reactor in southern Iran has been a source of U.S.-Russian friction....."

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