Wednesday, April 25, 2007

U.S. quietly increasing back-channel contacts with Iran

Warren Strobel and Nancy Youssef writing in McClatchy suggest that the US increased its back-channel diplomatic contacts with Iran in recent months via Switzerland exchanging "diplomatic messages on a variety of nuts-and-bolts subjects, including the fate of a U.S. citizen missing in Iran, the future of five Iranian operatives whom American forces seized in Iraq, and old financial and property disputes."

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