Saturday, March 25, 2006

Ahmadinejad: Iran-U.S. dialogue on Iraq will be “conditional”

Iran Focus: a pro-MEK website
Iran’s hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced on Saturday that possible upcoming talks between the Islamic Republic and the United States over Iraq will be “conditional, the official state news agency reported.

Even though we do not trust America, we will negotiate with them conditionally about Iraq”, Ahmadinejad said in Tehran during a meeting with Syrian First Vice-President Farouq al-Shara. READ MORE

“We have announced that we will negotiate with the U.S. conditionally over Iraq while considering all the interests of the Iraqis and the Islamic world and discussing this with Islamic countries. This is while altogether we do not trust America”, Ahmadinejad added.

“In response to repeated pleas by America we kept telling them that we don’t trust them, but we did not remain indifferent the demands of the people, government, and elders of Iraq”.