Iran's foreign minister says he's not planning to attend G8 meeting

Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said that he would not attend the G8 meeting later this week in Italy, the ISNA news agency reported Wednesday. The agency reported that Mottaki told reporters outside a weekly cabinet meeting that he has no plans to travel to Italy. The G8 conference in Trieste, Italy is due to take place June 25-27 and is to focus on shared goals in Afghanistan and Pakistan.