Even "God's deputy on earth" Ayatollah Ali Kamenei knows there is no purpose in banning words with a naive fool....and all the while Irans centrifuge's keeping spinning.
**"Some naive people like the idea of negotiating with America, but negotiations will not solve the problems,"**
Iran's supreme leader shuts down possibility of direct nuclear talks with US
Negotiations will not solve the problems' between Iran and the US, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said today, squashing one-on-one nuclear talks proposed by the US.
Six world powers – including the US – are due to resume nuclear talks with Iran on Feb. 26 in Kazakhstan, after an eight-month hiatus. Few expect a breakthrough, not least because Iran is preparing for elections in June.
But the words of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei who has the final say on all strategic decisions in Iran, as official holder there of the title "God's deputy on earth" appear to have scuppered chances of an immediate direct dialogue with the US.
"You Americans are pointing the gun at Iran and say either negotiate or we will shoot. The Iranian nation will not be frightened by the threats,"Ayatollah Khamenei told Air Force commanders in a speech today.
"Some naive people like the idea of negotiating with America, but negotiations will not solve the problems," Khamenei said in the remarks, which were posted on his website. "If some people want American rule to be established again in Iran, the nation will rise up to face them."