In other news Thursday, China's foreign minister warned the U.S. not to interfere in its affairs after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced a new $25 million campaign promoting Internet freedom. Also, in a new U.S. intelligence estimate, Iran's leaders…
Iran said on Tuesday that it will not debate its "rights" to operate nuclear facilities but did signal that a timetable would soon be forthcoming for inspectors to visit a newly-revealed uranium-enrichment plant.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that Iran has begun enriching uranium "on an industrial scale," an expansion of the nuclear program that has drawn U.N. sanctions and condemnation from the United States.
In a major diplomatic move, six major powers announced Thursday that they had reached agreement over a set of proposed incentives for Iran to suspend its nuclear effort, and a series of possible actions should Tehran defy international will.