Ahmadinejad Says Iran/>/>'s Nuclear Program is Non-Negotiable
President Ahmadinejad said that Iran/>/> would press ahead with its nuclear program.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday ruled out negotiations over the Islamic Republic's illicit nuclear program and vowed not to back down in its standoff with the West, Agence France Presse reported. "The Iranian nation will never talk to anyone over its inalienable rights and it will never back down one iota, even for a second, on its legal rights," Ahmadinejad said. "We welcome honest talks but nobody is allowed to sit at a negotiating table with Iranians' definitive rights on the agenda." Multiple binding U.N. Security Council resolutions require that Iran/>/> cease its efforts to enrich uranium -- a key step toward producing nuclear weapons -- or face further diplomatic and financial sanctions.
(AIPAC – 4 May, 2007)