President Bush spoke out in support of Great Britain today calling for the release of 15 British sailors and marines being held by Iran. Bush said their capture by Tehran “inexcusable behavior.”
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The action by Bush was unlike the House democrats who refused to support Great Britain saying, quote, “Inserting Congress into an international crisis while ongoing would not be helpful.”
The House democratic leadership is currently off to Syria to “insert itself into an international crisis.”
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While in Iran… Protesters took to the streets yesterday after Friday prayers and pelted the British embassy in Tehran with debris.
(BTW- This embassy news didn’t get any media attention.)
Iranian women chant anti-British slogans during a demonstration in support of the seizure of 15 British sailors and marines, after the weekly Friday prayers in Tehran. The crisis over Iran’s seizure of 15 British naval personnel deepened Saturday after Iran aired television footage of another British sailor “confessing” to trespassing in its waters.(AFP/Behrouz Mehri)
Iranians chant anti-British slogans during a demonstration in support of the seizure of 15 British sailors and marines, after the weekly Friday Prayers in Tehran. Iran aired television footage on Friday of another British sailor “confessing” to trespassing in its waters, escalating a dispute over Tehran’s seizure of 15 navy personnel, as the EU deplored Tehran’s action.(AFP/Behrouz Mehri)
Update: AllahPundit says that there may be something in the works for the British sailors’ release.
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