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President: IAEA's resolution against Iran is legally baseless

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Dec 2, IRNA – President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, by expounding on western countries' behavior in nuclear negotiations to pave the way for the latest resolution of IAEA, said the resolution is legally baseless.

In a live interview with Iranian TV on Tuesday night, Ahmadinejad said that Iran told the west in the negotiations that considering our ability to produce high-enriched Uranium, we take our right reserved, but we want to do a fuel exchange.

We proposed for interaction, but unfortunately the Zionists and the British insisted that we must send our fuel abroad and our answer was no, the president said.

He said we told them this is a business and you have no right to make condition and this is the most ridiculous position that the IAEA has ever taken so far.

He added we have no problem and I am telling my nation that there is no place for being worried; we produce it ourselves, because we own the technology.
We gave the west an opportunity, but they could not use the opportunity, he stressed.

Ahmadinejad said we informed them about Fourdou site while it was schedueled to inject gas there one and half years later, but we informed them one year earlier.

The president said we are a member of IAEA, but it doesn’t mean that the agency imposes its views on us; we became a member to do our work and they supervise our functions.

He reminded that a country has atomic bombs, it is not a member of the agency and is not obliged to any commitment, but they ignore it, on the contrary, we are a member of the agency and we observe laws and regulations, we are cooperating and have no arsenal, but they condemn us.

Ahmadinejad added that these procedures are legally worthless, they have already been experienced and the west wants to re-experience them again, and we do not expect some people, especially Mr. Obama whose behavior is really worrying.

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