Diplomacy ends on Iraq: US, UK and Spain withdraw resolution

[JURIST] The US, the UK and Spain have withdrawn their second draft resolution at the UN and their diplomatic initiative is now at an end. Watch recorded video [BBC] of a statement by Sir Jeremy Greenstock, British ambassador to the UN. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office has provided an official transcript. White House spokesman Ari Fleischer says that President Bush will address the nation at 8 PM ET this evening.

 

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