background_fid (1).jpg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Thank you to all who have contributed to our Fall Drive! If you missed it, you can still donate here!

Middle Eastern Nations Urge Saddam to Cooperate

Turkey and five Middle Eastern nations urge Iraq to do more to satisfy U.N. disarmament demands. The appeal follows a foreign ministers' meeting in Istanbul. But the six participants -- Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan and Syria -- also voiced opposition to any new war in Iraq. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.

Copyright 2003 NPR

Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.