"Increasingly, the Iranian people are denied the basic freedom to access the information that they want."
"Instead, the Iranian government jams satellite signals to shut down television and radio broadcasts. It censors the Internet to control what the Iranian people can see and say. The regime monitors computers and cell phones for the sole purpose of protecting its own power."
He'll "accept an Iranian civilian nuclear program if Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei can back up his recent public claim that his nation 'will never pursue nuclear weapons.' "
"There is no doubt that the decision makers in the countries opposing us know well that Iran is not after nuclear weapons because the Islamic Republic, logically, religiously and theoretically, considers the possession of nuclear weapons a grave sin and believes the proliferation of such weapons is senseless, destructive and dangerous."
Republic of Iran invariably does not seek to produce, maintain or use a nuclear weapon. We will never need one."
"I believe there is a window of time to solve this diplomatically, but that window is closing. (T)ime and space" remain, but "the window for diplomacy is shrinking."
"We're not standing with a stopwatch in hand. It's not a matter of days or weeks, but also not of years. The result must be removal of the threat of nuclear weapons in
's hands." Iran
He's agreeable, provided
can prove a negative. Saddam got the same deal. War followed. Nine years later, it continues. Iran
Upcoming nuclear talks will demand "the immediate closing and ultimate dismantling of a recently completed nuclear facility deep under a mountain, according to American and European diplomats."
"They are also calling for a halt in the production of uranium fuel that is considered just a few steps from bomb grade, and the shipment of existing stockpiles of that fuel out of the country, the diplomats said."
"Our position is clear:
must live up to its international obligations, including full suspension of uranium enrichment as required by multiple U.N. Security Council resolutions." Iran
"We have a very dangerous set of actors in the region, Al Qaida, Hamas, and those who are on our terrorist list, to be sure, supporting – claiming to support the (Syrian) opposition."