Monday, July 24, 2006


[via CNN]

Rice lands in war-torn Beirut

Rice spoke with reporters en route to the Middle East, where she's expected to meet with Israeli and Lebanese officials Monday.

"We believe that a cease-fire is urgent," Rice told reporters on a flight from Washington to a refueling stop in Ireland. "It is important, however, to have conditions that will make it sustainable."

Rice made her first stop of the mission in Beirut, two high-ranking Lebanese officials told CNN, where she was to meet with Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora. Full Story


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