A defiant Iranian president has condemned the UNSecurity Council as lacking any legitimacy as the body prepares a secondpackage of sanctions over
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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was quoted by the official IRNA newsagency as saying on Thursday that
He also said that a Security Council resolution couldnot stop the Islamic state from obtaining nuclear technology.
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"But the Security Council has no legitimacy among thepeoples of the world," he told a rally in the central
The punitive measures under discussion by the five permanentSecurity Council members, Britain, China, France, Russia and the UnitedStates plus Germany, involve an arms embargo as well as somefinancial and trade restrictions that build on the first sanctions imposedin December.
"What is the aim of issuing such resolutions? Today weare mastering the nuclear fuel cycle completely," Ahmadinejad said.
"If all of you (Westerners) get together and call yourancestors from hell as well, you will not be able to stop the Iranian nation."
Western nations suspect
Diplomats at the United Nations representing the
The measure, which may be adopted next week, would penalise
Ahmadinejad said imposing sanctions on
"You sanctioned us in the past but we obtained thenuclear technology. Impose economic sanctions on us today and see what would beour next step," Ahmadinejad said.
Source:AgenciesGüncelleme Tarihi: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16