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Hmmm: Iran Is Preparing For 3rd World War: Getting Stronger: by Binutiri(m): 8:00pm On Jun 08, 2010
Am writing this for people to understand what is going on around the world today.


Ahmadinejad defiant ahead of UN nuclear sanctions vote
Page last updated at 17:35 GMT, Tuesday, 8 June 2010 18:35 UK
E-mail this to a friend Printable version  Iran's president (R) had a warm welcome from his Turkish counterpart President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has warned Iran will not agree to talks on its nuclear programme if a fourth round of UN sanctions are imposed.

He also said a nuclear fuel-swap deal brokered by Turkey and Brazil was an offer that would not be repeated.

Mr Ahmadinejad urged Russia not to side with Iran's enemies in the vote, which is due to be held on Wednesday.

The sanctions would tighten financial curbs and shipping inspections on Iran, and expand a limited arms embargo.

The BBC's Barbara Plett at UN headquarters in New York says there is little doubt the resolution will be adopted.

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates and his British counterpart Liam Fox, who held talks in London, said they were confident it would gain approval.

Continue reading the main story If the American government and its allies think that they can raise a baton called a resolution and then sit and talk to us, they are strongly mistaken
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iran President

New sanctions will not deter Iran

UN sanctions against Tehran
Mr Ahmadinejad, speaking on Tuesday in Istanbul where he is attending a regional summit, said that if the US did not change its position "the first ones to lose would be President Obama and the people of the United States".

Mr Ahmadinejad also urged Russia to be "careful not to be beside the enemies of the Iranian people".

Although Moscow has often cautioned against tough action on Iran, it is backing the current draft UN resolution.

Mr Ahmadinejad is expected to hold talks later on Tuesday with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is also attending the summit in Turkey.

The Iranian leader added: "I have said that if the American government and its allies think that they can raise a baton called a resolution and then sit and talk to us, they are strongly mistaken."

US Secretary of Defence Robert Gates: "The clock is ticking"
Mr Ahmadinejad will travel to China on Friday and visit the World Expo in Shanghai, Beijing's foreign ministry said, but it is not clear if he will hold any talks with Chinese leaders.

The BBC's Jonathan Head in Istanbul says Mr Ahmadinejad reserved particular criticism for Israel.

Labelling it a "fake, Zionist regime", he said it had started the "countdown to its destruction" through its attack last week on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla.

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Iran - which denies its nuclear programme has military aims - agreed in May to deposit 1,200kg of low-enriched uranium with Turkey, in return for reactor fuel.

But Western powers said the agreement was too little too late.

The draft resolution includes the following proposals:

Prohibiting Iran from buying several categories of heavy weapons including attack helicopters and missiles
Urging all states to inspect cargo suspected of containing banned items to and from Iran in their territory, including seaports and airports
Calls on countries to block financial transactions and ban the licensing of Iranian banks if they suspect a link to nuclear activities
Turkey, Brazil and Lebanon are not expected to back this week's proposed UN resolution, but none of them has a veto.

Western diplomats expect 12 countries, including all five veto-holding permanent council members, to vote for the
Re: Hmmm: Iran Is Preparing For 3rd World War: Getting Stronger: by Nobody: 9:28pm On Jun 08, 2010
Perhaps our ancestors were right afterall in shunning technology. It always ends up in this sort of mess, taking the entire global population with it.  Humans will always prove arrogant imbeciles once the technology gets in their little idiot heads.

Last person to leave earth pls switch off the lights.
Re: Hmmm: Iran Is Preparing For 3rd World War: Getting Stronger: by chidichris(m): 8:09am On Jun 09, 2010
funny enough, iranians are very very hungry.
empty threats at the end of the day.
iran is working towards the wiping out of isreal but how reastic will that be?
let us wait and see.
misplacement of priorities here.
what can turkey do in mordern wars?
Re: Hmmm: Iran Is Preparing For 3rd World War: Getting Stronger: by debeginin: 12:12pm On Jun 09, 2010
Empty threat!

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