US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice telephoned senior European diplomat Javier Solana on Wednesday and renewed US support for his talks with Iran on its disputed nuclear program.
Rice said if Iranian nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani agreed to a suspension of processing uranium "we would be on a course for negotiations."
But, Rice told reporters, she had told Solana "clearly this won't go on very much longer."
"I did wish Solana well, and we are all awaiting the outcome of these discussions," she said while welcoming Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis of Greece to her office for talks.
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