POLITICS
03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Madeleine Albright: War On Iran Cannot Be Ruled Out

Former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright does not rule out a war against Iran in the nuclear dispute between Tehran and the international community.

'This last resort can never be given up completely,' the Czech-born Albright who also served as US ambassador to the United Nations, told Prague-based CT1 television.

'First negotiation has to take place, although Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says terrible things,' she insisted.

The 70-year-old described the situation in Iraq as 'worse than Vietnam at the time'. Albright also criticized the situation as 'the worst legacy' of outgoing US President George W. Bush.

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