Iran’s supreme leader on Thursday rejected an offer put forward by US Vice President Joe Biden to engage in direct negotiations regarding Tehran’s disputed nuclear program, Iranian media reported.
“Some naive people like the idea of negotiating with America, however, negotiations will not solve the problems,” Khamenei said in a speech to officials and members of Iran’s aerospace force, IRIB reported.
“Some rejoice at the offer of negotiations … [but] negotiations will not solve anything,” AFP quoted Khamenei as saying.
“If some people want American rule to be established again in Iran, the nation will rise up to face them,” he said. Read more…
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