They just got a different tool to use than we do: They kill innocent lives to achieve objectives. That's what they do. And they're good. They get on the TV screens and they get people to ask questions about, well, you know, this, that or the other. I mean, they're able to kind of say to people: Don't come and bother us, because we will kill you. Bush - Joint News Conference with Blair - 28 July '06

Friday, July 28, 2006

EU foreign policy chief calls for immediate Lebanon ceasefire


European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana has called for an immediate ceasefire in the Middle East ahead of US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's expected return to the region.

'What is important is to get a ceasefire as soon as possible,' Solana told Agence France-Presse, when asked if Rice should seek a different strategy to resolve the crisis in Lebanon.

'We are going to consider now first a humanitarian component, but without a political settlement, a ceasefire, it will be very difficult to do it,' he said, amid mounting calls for an immediate halt to the fighting. Read more