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Khamenei: Nuclear Deal Won’t Lead to Direct Talks With US

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei wrote a 416-page book devoted to the issue of Israel's inevitable demise. Photo: via Wikimedia Commons.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei insisted that the nuclear deal will not open the door for direct talks with the U.S Photo: via Wikimedia Commons.

Iran’s supreme leader insisted Wednesday that the nuclear deal with world powers will not open the way for direct talks with the United States on other regional issues, saying Tehran cannot risk allowing American influence to “penetrate” the country.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in statements posted on his Web site, also repeated his calls for the downfall of Israel — comments that are likely to be seized upon by U.S. opponents of the accord to limit Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for easing international sanctions

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