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IRAN: THE PATH AHEAD
In a speech at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Jack Straw said: 'We want Iran to enjoy the benefits of civil nuclear power. We are concerned only by those fuel activities which would allow the regime to acquire a nuclear bomb.'
'I hope very much that his passing will enable the people of Serbia to better come to terms with their past,' said Jack Straw in an interview on BBC News 24 regarding the death of Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic.
STATE VISIT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF BRAZIL
At the invitation of HM The Queen, His Excellency Mr Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, will pay a State Visit to the United Kingdom from 7 to 9 March 2006. More...
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