The Unwanted Iran Brokers US Irked by Over-Eager Swiss Diplomats

In 2006 and 2007 Swiss diplomats tried to usher the Americans and Iranians to the negotiating table. Recently published US diplomatic cables show how deeply the Swiss initiative irked Washington -- and how Bern refused to give up despite repeated requests from the US.
Swiss Foreign Minister Micheline Calmy-Rey: Too helpful in Iran?

Swiss Foreign Minister Micheline Calmy-Rey: Too helpful in Iran?

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