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President: Iran is not seeking nuclear bomb (part 3)

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Nov 27, IRNA -- … Answering a question about China and Russia's position on the sanctions against Iran, President Ahmadinejad said that China and Russia, like us, cooperate with other countries, but they do not ignore their own national interests.

He added that we have some differences in our viewpoints, but generally we are in the same block with China and Russia.

Concerning repeating claims of the US and its allies against Iran on the issue of 'human rights', the president said that human rights is a basic issue of all human beings in the world on which all countries should cooperate to find a logical and single definition.

He underlined that current definition of human rights is subject to different interpretations.

Ahmadinejad said, 'We do not deny that we have some weaknesses and problems in this concern, but it does not mean that the westerners, who have problems in human rights too, try to find violation of human rights in other countries.'

All countries should help to reach a global understanding to find a comprehensive definition on human rights, he added.

President Ahmadinejad called the US and its allies' interpretations of human rights 'different' and added that while the Americans accuse their opponents of violation of human rights, they are violating such rights in their own country, in Europe and Iraq by creating secret prisons and violating people rights in the worst form.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 30683907

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