Iran Insists Bush Hold Talks With Ahmadinejad
Iran insists that Bush attend talks with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, top, speaks during a Friday Prayers ceremony in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Oct. 5, 2007. Millions of Iranians attended nationwide rallies Friday, ‘Al-Quds Day,’ the Arabic name for Jerusalem Day, in support of the Palestinians, while Ahmadinejad said Israel’s continued existence was an ‘insult to human dignity. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian)
Iranian Fars News reported:
TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Given the clear, strong and transparent rationale of the Iranian president, US President George W. Bush has no way out but voicing his preparedness to attend talks with Ahmadinejad, Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said.
Speaking to FNA here on Sunday, Mottaki noted the visit to New York by the Iranian delegation to attend the 62nd UN General Assembly session, and said that during the sojourn in the US, the Iranian officials strove to make use of whatever means the Untied States utilizes for threatening the developing countries – such as Washington’s instrumental use of freedom of speech and expression, democracy and human rights – to confront the expansionist policies of the US and its allies.
He said that during the UN General Assembly meeting, “the Islamic Republic of Iran presented a new view which believes that the present world is distant away from morality and spirituality, ignores divine religions and makes an instrumental use of human rights and democracy to practice hegemony over nations.”
The minister said westerners utilize information technology as well as prevalence of freedom of speech and democracy as a superior instrument to threaten the developing countries, “and in a new diplomatic move, the Islamic Republic of Iran could disarm the West through using a clear and transparent rationale and strong deductions.”
He said despite enemies’ extensive waves of negative propaganda against Iran, the Islamic Republic’s envoys, specially the president, could present Iran’s legal, transparent and logical stances to their enthusiast addressees in New York.
“Given the clear, strong and transparent rationale of the Iranian president, US President George W. Bush has no way out but voicing his preparedness to attend talks with Ahmadinejad,” Mottaki said.
Iran on Saturday was also successful in blocking Israel from participating in the international world armies Olympic Games. Iran said allowing Israel to attend the international event would help buy recognition for its illegitimate entity.