Jun 17 2009
Iran urges US to end ‘provocative conduct.’ Gee, there’s just no pleasing some terrorist states.
June, 17, 2009 A senior Iranian delegate to the U.N. nuclear watchdog urged Washington on Wednesday to end what he called provocations and act on President Barack Obama’s pledge of honest dialogue with the Islamic Republic.
Ali Asghar Soltanieh, Iran’s chief delegate to the IAEA, alluded to Obama’s stated readiness to talk directly with Tehran on nuclear and other issues, challenging the U.S. to do its part to reduce animosity.
Iran on Wednesday accused Washington of “intolerable” meddling in its internal affairs. It alleged for the first time that the U.S. was fueling the dispute that has seen hundreds of thousands of protesters pour into the Iranian capital’s streets to express their fury at what they say was a rigged presidential election in favour of the hardline incumbent, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
In a clear allusion to Washington, Soltanieh urged “those who have declared a change in their foreign policy to translate their words into sincere action,” by abandoning “their inefficient uncivilized provocative conducts” in favour of a “civilized approach that is dialogue.”
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See what appeasing terrorists gets you, Obama?