Skip to comments.US will accept Iran civilian nuclear program: report
Posted on 04/06/2012 11:14:14 AM PDT by tobyhill
President Barack Obama has told Iran the United States would accept Tehran having a civilian nuclear program if the Islamic state can prove it is not seeking atomic weapons, the Washington Post said Friday.
Obama sent such a message to Tehran via Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who delivered it to Iran's Supreme leader Ali Khamenei last week, said the newspaper's foreign affairs columnist David Ignatius.
"President Obama has signaled Iran that the United States would 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'," said Ignatius.
"A few days before traveling to Iran, Erdogan had held a two-hour meeting with Obama in Seoul, in which they discussed what Erdogan would tell the ayatollah about the nuclear issue and Syria," he wrote.
The United States said Thursday that it still expected Iran to hold talks with six world powers on the Islamic republic's disputed nuclear program to go ahead next week, despite a dispute on the venue being Istanbul or Baghdad.
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WTH? What US? BHO is insane.
President Downgrade sells out again.
I would contend that he is sane. He wants to help his mooslime brothers.
you dont understand...he would get a notarized letter from Mahmoud stating their peaceful intent. thats what we’ve been missing all along. /sarc
It’s crystal clear to Israel that they’re on their own.
On Good Friday of all days...
So weak. So very weak. Bill Clinton showed weakness in Somalia and (according to Osama Bin Laden) we got 9/11 because of it. Imagine how they see this clown.
Didn’t N. Korea pull these same shenanigans?