Iran and Iraq in focus ahead of Rice talks with Blair
Rice, who arrived in London on Saturday, also warned Tehran against stoking the insurgency in neighboring Iraq after Britain alleged that recent attacks on troops there may be linked to Iran and the militant group Hezbollah.
In its defence, Iran's envoy to Britain rejected Washington's belief that the Islamic republic sought to develop nuclear weapons and insisted it needed nuclear energy to replace oil stocks when they run out. Read more
db: Our neocon PM Tony Blair will not disappoint the Americans. Unlike Putin, his desire to please is not hampered by an inconvenient sense of national interest.