Bush threatened nations that did not back Iraq war: report – Yahoo! News

Bush threatened nations that did not back Iraq war: report – Yahoo! News:

Wed Sep 26, 4:04 PM ET

MADRID (AFP) – US President George W. Bush threatened nations with retaliation if they did not vote for a UN resolution backing the Iraq war, according to a transcript published Wednesday of a conversation he had with former Spanish prime minister Jose Maria Aznar.

In the transcript of a meeting on February 22, 2003 — a month before the US-led invasion of Iraq — published in El Pais newspaper, Bush tells Aznar that nations such as Mexico, Angola, Chile and Cameroon must know that the security of the United States is at stake.

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