Rice Mum on Alleged Secret CIA Prison in Romania

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Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice continues her trip through Europe, working to clarify what the United States does and does not do with its prisoners. Rice has been fending off scrutiny by European officials over the alleged detention of terror suspects in secret CIA-run prisons in Eastern Europe.

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Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is working to clarify what the US does and does not do with its prisoners. In Europe today, she said United Nations' rules against torture apply to Americans even if they're outside the US. Rice spoke amid allegations about secret US prisons abroad and the grabbing of suspects abroad.

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