The most direct comments yet on the issue by a ranking American official
Jun 12 01:34 PM US/Eastern
By JAMEY KEATEN
Associated Press Writer
PARIS (AP) – A senior U.S. diplomat accused Iran on Tuesday of transferring weapons to Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan—the most direct comments yet on the issue by a ranking American official.
Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns, speaking to reporters in Paris, said Iran was funding insurrections across the Middle East—and “Iran is now even transferring arms to the Taliban in Afghanistan.”