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Report: Ahmadinejad says he wants public talks with Obama

Posted By admin On July 5, 2009 @ 6:00 am In World News | Comments Disabled

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Sunday, July 5, 2009

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he wants to engage President Obama in “negotiations” before international media, a semi-official Iranian news outlet reported on Saturday.

Speaking at a meeting of medical school deans, Ahmadinejad said Iran “will soon pursue a new round of diplomatic activity” amid a new position of strength for the Iranian government, the Iranian Student News Agency quotes him as saying.

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“I will go to the United Nations and will invite Obama to negotiations,” Ahmadinejad said, adding that such talks would be “in front of the international media, not a sit-down behind closed doors in order to talk about matters.”

The Obama administration has sought dialogue with Iran but also criticized the government for its handling of unrest after disputed presidential elections.

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