Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday that he is ready for debate with US presidential candidates at UN headquarters on global developments in presence of world media. Ahmadinejad made these remarks in Tehran.
"I have no plan to meet with US politicians but as I have already declared I am ready for debate with the US presidential candidates at UN headquarters," he said, according to IRNA. "During my last visit to US I announced that we are ready to meet with President Gorge W. Bush but he is at the end of his tenure and cannot leave any impacts on both sides' relations," the Iranian leader said.
On his country's nuclear plans, he said IAEA has verified the "peaceful" nature of Iran's nuclear program 12 times and there is no problem to this end. The new report issued by ElBaradei has confirmed that the ountry's nuclear program has no diverted from its right track, he said.
The Iranian nation will never give up even one iota and those who seek to step up economic sanctions against Iran are very weak and disappointed, the Iranian president noted.