Iran's Ahmadinejad mocks Obama, "TV series" nuke talks

Reuters - The U.S. president had been a disappointment to the world, Ahmadinejad said in an interview with Britain's Channel 4 News, a full transcript of which was later posted on its website.

He once again dismissed a year-end deadline on a U.N.-drafted fuel deal, saying it was "meaningless." The deal requires Iran to ship most of its low-enriched uranium (LEU) abroad in exchange for fuel for a Tehran research reactor.

The United States has made it clear it intends to pursue harsher sanctions against Iran in the United Nations if Iran fails to meet the deadline.

Ahmadinejad said Iran had made the proposal, and according to the regulations the offer of fuel was unconditional. Read more.


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