(BBC) Iran’s Khamenei rejects US nuclear talks offer

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Iran's supreme leader has dismissed a US offer of one-to-one talks on Tehran's nuclear programme.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a speech posted online that the US was proposing talks while "pointing a gun at Iran".

On Saturday, US Vice-President Joe Biden suggested direct talks, separate to the wider international discussions due to take place later this month.

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Posted February 7, 2013 at 6:30 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]



1. BlueOntario wrote:

I think this was a last chance to put the gun back in the holster.

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