"The most bad-tempered man has announced readiness
for talks on condition that Iran stop (its nuclear activities) at the level of
3,000 centrifuges," said Ahmadinejad in an address to a group of people in
Birjand (Razavi Khorassan province).
Ahmadinejad visited Koushkak village in Birjand
He said, "I told those, who brought the message, on behalf of the Iranian people that we have not called for talks for which conditions have been set. If talks are to be held, that's the Iranian nation that should set conditions for the bullies and criminals."
He went on to say, "The rest of the bad-tempered
individuals say we accept your 3,000 centrifuges but you should later announce
the speed of you work and the number of your centrifuges operating daily or
weekly. Our answer to those is who are you to speak about the Iranian
A family in Koushkak village, Birjand
He said Iran is a member of the International Atomic Energy Agency and its activities like other members are based on the IAEA regulations and under supervision of the international agency.
"Do we ask you how many centrifuges you have, what do you do within boundaries of your country and how is your living condition? Iran is committed to the IAEA. The Agency has a charter and law and it does not see any reason to answer you," announced Ahmadinejad.
Ahmadinejad in Koushkak village, Birjand
The president said that the Iranian nation is for dialogue and talks but hold itself responsible for its independence, dignity, freedom, culture and absolute rights.
"The Iranian nation is well aware of your intention and if you wish to do any damn thing, the youth of the country will thwart your plots."
Ahmadinejad once again said the Iranian nation will
not give up its absolute rights even one iota.
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