March 10, 2003
Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov At the U.N.
This is a clip from Friday's U.N. session (March 7, 2003) - Immediately following Colin Powell's speech. Note that Ivanov's testimony directly contradicts Powell's in that he feels the demands of previous U.N. Resolutions have been satisfied.
Igor Ivanov At the U.N. Audio - (MP3 - 1 MB)
Posted by Lisa at March 10, 2003 12:06 PM
Igor Ivanov At the U.N. (Hi-res 23 MB)
Igor Ivanov At the U.N. (Lo-res 9 MB)
Me A to Z (A Work In Progress)
there is a lot going on with the diplomacy and politics of the war today, you could read many different stories or get a very good summary of events, as of mon. march 10, 3:25 pm, at:
more on the situation in britain:
clare short, the international development secretary from blair's own cabinet, is publicly threatening to quit her post over blair's promotion of this war.
some of her comments:
"I'm afraid that I think the whole atmosphere of the current situation is deeply reckless; reckless for the world, reckless for the undermining of the UN in this disorderly world, which is wider than Iraq - (which) the whole world needs for the future - reckless with our government, reckless with his own future, position and place in history.
"It's extraordinarily reckless, I'm very surprised by it.
the text of the full interview on bbc radio:
parliamentary private secretaries, members of parliament who work as assistants to ministers, have already begun to quit those positions: