Five former U.S. secretaries of state on Monday stated their support for talks with Iran, with all five saying the United States should not wait to launch diplomatic engagements with the Islamic Republic.
The former chief diplomats, Madeleine K. Albright; James A. Baker, III; Warren Christopher; Henry A. Kissinger; and Colin L. Powell issued their support for talks during a roundtable discussion entitled "The Next President: A World of Challenges," held at Washington D.C.'s George Washington University.
Moderator Christiane Amanpour of CNN asked the diplomats how they would respond if Iran said it is ready to make a deal with the U.S. after the upcoming elections, Kissinger said, "I'm in favor of negotiating with Iran," noting that the main concern is whether a nuclear weapon could make its way into the hands of a non-state actor
Albright also issued her support for talks, say
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