Orumiyeh, West Azarbaijan prov, Aug 31, IRNA-Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday that the US supports all the terrorist groups, but, accuses the noble people of Palestine who are struggling to liberate their territories from occupation of terrorism.
He said in his address to the people of Sardasht that the United States supplied Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein with advanced weapons and helped the then Iraqi regime with propaganda machine against Iran.
Ahmadinejad said that Washington also has a record of supporting terrorist attacks against residents of Iranian cities in the province including in Sardasht.
Criticizing the American brand of democracy, President Ahmadinejad said that the so-called advocates of democracy backed an invasion of Lebanon which displaced about five million people and levelled their houses to ground based on a pre-meditated conspiracy.
Ahmadinejad lambasted the White House for refusing to accept his offer to hold a televised debate without any censorship with US President George W. Bush on international issues and said that they are afraid of the logic of the great nation of Iran.
"They say that Iranian nation should not acquire nuclear energy, because there may be deviation in future," he said criticizing the US lobbying with other members of the Security Council against Iranian nuclear program.
"Iranian nation has never ignored provisions of Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), but, they themselves have both deviated from NPT and used weapons of mass destruction.
"So, if there should be restrictions, they should be subject to it," he said.
Ahmadinejad said that Iran had presented a reply to the package of incentives of the Group 5+1 (five permanent members of the Security Council plus Germany) which provides an excellent chance for moving in line with justice.
"If they are men of law and justice, they should know that Iranian nation defend their own rights," he concluded.
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