"We are highly disappointed with Tehran's conduct during these (nuclear) talks. Iran is absolutely failing to help those who are seeking peaceful ways to resolve this problem," Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying by ITAR-TASS.
Sounds like they are serious, right?
But then, later on, we received the report that both China and Russia have rejected proposals to produce just a statement on Iran.
Russia and China have rejected proposals from the United States and other veto-wielding members of the UN Security Council for a statement demanding that Iran clear up suspicions about its nuclear programme, which Washington contends is meant to produce an atomic bomb, diplomats said.
So, what's a person to believe, anyway? It's just a statement, right? It's not like we are asking for sanctions at this time. It's not like we are asking for military threats and/or action. It's a statement that merely says that the U.N. is demanding that they clear up suspicions about the nuclear program; it is not a statement demanding that they stop the enrichment of uranium, altogether. We just want them to verify that they are doing, what they say they are doing.
So, one cannot help ask, how serious are the other developed nations about the Iranian situation, anyway? Russia, China, and Europe are more endangered than the U.S, on the basis of their closer proximity to the rogue state. You would think they would be a little concerned. You would also think that some progress needs to be made, and by that I mean, Iran has to bargain in good faith and actually sit down to talk without having their minds closed, before the discussions even begin. They aren't and it's becoming more and more apparent, they won't. In fact, it is becoming plainer and plainer that they have no intention of doing so, not now, not ever.
So? What's next? More talks about having talks? Russia felt it could help, so okay, they took a shot. It was worth a try, right? The EU has already failed, China doesn't care, and the U.S. has no bargaining power. So what's a world to do, in a case like this?
Well, I can't say that I have the answer. But, I can feel safe to draw at least a few conclusions, from all of this:
So much for this false utopian dream of "one world, one planet, and one people" garbage, pitched by the Marxist left-wingers. So, much for the belief that diplomacy and pacifism always works better than force. And, so much for the worthless entity that the UN has become.