Iran to say No to the UN
As the deadline nears, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad refuses to give in to possible UN sanctions. Iran is set to reply Tuesday to an offer by world
powers aimed at resolving a nuclear standoff. If they don't accept, the UN
will impose sanctions.
According to todays
speech given by the Iranian Foreign Minister Manoucher Motakki in Pretoria,
South Africa, it appears that they want sanctions. In his address he claims that
the UN resolution against Iran is 'discriminatory', and Iran, 'insists on its
statutory right to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes'.
African Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma said that Iran
has a right to Nuclear energy, but must resolve their issues peacefully through
the International Atomic Energy Agency.
In a speech given by Iranian
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Bileh Savar this passed August 16, the
president said, 'the Islamic Republic will not give up its right to full nuclear
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