Sviss er án efa land dagsins. Sendiherrara Bretlands og Bandaríkjanna voru kallaðir á fund og skammaðir fyrir það hvernig farið er mað fanga í Írak.
Yesterday, in a further embarrassment for Britain and America, it emerged that their ambassadors to Switzerland had been summoned by the Swiss government to demand respect for international law in the treatment of prisoners in Iraq.
Acting as the guardian of the Geneva Conventions on the conduct of warfare, the Swiss Foreign Minister, Micheline Calmy-Rey, said she felt "abhorrence and rage" over the disclosures of prisoner abuse.
She told the SonntagsBlick weekly: "It violates international humanitarian law. I am very concerned. These are occurrences that we cannot keep silent about.
Ásgrímsson segir aftur á móti ekki einu sinni þörf á formlegri fordæmingu.