Outreach to Tehran a top priority
01 Apr 2009 19:10
A bench outside the Peace Palace at The Hague. Photo/Celesteh
By GLENN KESSLER at The Hague
[The Washington Post] The high-minded speeches by foreign ministers on helping Afghanistan were not the reason many of the reporters had made the trip. We came mainly because this was the first opportunity for Clinton to cross paths with Iranian officials. The Obama administration has made outreach to Tehran a top priority, and anticipation ran high that something might happen. After all, when Clinton announced the plans for the conference a few weeks ago, the invite to Iran was the top news out of the announcement. continue reading...