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February 7, 2013 8:39 am

Iran’s Supreme Leader Rejects U.S. Talks, Says They “Will Not Solve Any Problems”

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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photo: Screenshot.

Times of Israel –  Iran’s supreme leader Thursday strongly rejected proposals for direct talks with the United States, effectively quashing suggestions for a breakthrough one-on-one dialogue on the nuclear standoff and potentially other issues.

The statement posted on Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s website echoes previous remarks opposing bilateral talks with Washington in parallel with stop-and-start nuclear negotiations with world powers, including the U.S., which are scheduled to resume later this month.

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  • Yoel Nitzarim

    Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has spoken. His devotion to martyrdom has evidently dominated his reason and goodwill. Will those with reason and goodwill act to maintain reason and goodwill in this world before it is too late and either the end-game is reached by those whose quest is to enter in the New Age of the Final Caliphate or the latter individuals are stopped in their tracks? Time and inaction are not on the side who would maintain reason and goodwill for generations to come.

  • E Pluribus Beagle

    I have to agree with him on this one.