NYT: Iran Urges United Nations to Oppose American ‘Threats’

” Iran asked the United Nations on Monday to take a stand against American threats that it said included possible nuclear strikes on its territory and that were “in total contempt of international law.”

In a letter to Secretary General Kofi Annan, Javad Zarif, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, pointed to recent comments by President Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on ways to halt Iran’s nuclear program and to news reports of Pentagon planning for possible nuclear attacks on nuclear facilities in Iran.” [Full story]