Skip to comments.Peres: World Running Out of Patience With Iran
Posted on 06/18/2012 1:22:58 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
In an interview on CNN in advance talks between Iran and Western countries on Tehran's nuclear program, President Shimon Peres said that time is running out for Iran. You cannot provoke the world, assuming the world is made of fools only," Peres told the network.
The talks got underway in Moscow Monday, after several inconclusive sessions over the past several months in Baghdad and Istanbul. The talks, with the U.S., Britain, China, Russia, France and Germany on one side of the table and Iran on the other, were not going well, an Iranian source quoted by European news agencies said Monday afternoon. If progress was not achieved over the two days of scheduled talks, the source said, Tehran would have to question the wisdom of another round.
The talks come days before a set of harsh sanctions by the European Union are set to go into effect. EU officials said over the weekend that they have no plans to delay those sanctions.
In the interview, Peres said that Iran might have deeper worries than sanctions. Their behavior, he said, would not be tolerated much longer by the world, and Tehran's stonewalling on cooperating with the West on its nuclear program was essentially painting itself into a corner. Eventually, Iran's actions could prompt a war.
That, at least, was the stance the West needed to take; that if it did not cooperate, Iran could be facing armed international action. If the Iranians will understand seriously that this is an option, maybe we shall not need it," Peres told CNN "If they think this is a bluff, then it may lead to a war. And the only way Iran would believe that the West was serious would be if the West acted seriously....
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Hey Peres! Dream on you moron!
Wha-wha-wha wha’did’esay? Y-y-you take that you, you, Iranian, you! My rubber ducky will protect me! ZZZZZZZZZZZ
If only we had Andy Griffith, instead of a senile Barny Fife.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
He strikes me as a very nice man. As do many public people. I don't know why anyone would listen to him.
Can't you? It seems to work for most politicians. Heck, it also worked for Peres.
He’s probably the poster boy for the hypothesis that the world is made of fools.
Not sure your reasons; but from my perspective; seems more than reasonable to allow that as a convert from Islam - to - Christianity; he has a great deal to say.
The fact that he shares his journey and his message at grave risk; all the more impressive; and, given our times and our enemies; important; as well.
posted #7 on wrong thread/sigh. . .makes sense, only 'otherwise'.