Annan: Attack on Iraq would be ‘Unwise’
UN Secretary General Kofi Annan said Sunday that an attempt to extend the war on terrorism to Iraq would be "unwise."
"Any attempt or any decision to attack Iraq today will be unwise and could lead to a major escalation in the region," Annan said in Oslo where he was to receive Monday his Nobel Peace Prize. "I hope that it will not be the case."
"Any attempt to take military action in other parts of the world would be something the (UN Security) Council would have to take up," Annan said, adding that a recent UN resolution against terrorism did not envision use of force outside Afghanistan -- AFP
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