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    Iranian Regime: Obama Sent Secret Message Recognizing Our Nuclear Rights

    Iranian Regime: Obama Sent Secret Message Recognizing Our Nuclear Rights | Human Events

    Senior Iranian parliamentary sources revealed on Saturday that the Swiss envoy to Tehran has quoted US President Barack Obama as acknowledging Iran’s nuclear rights.

    Swiss Ambassador to Tehran Livia Leu Agosti attended a meeting with senior Iranian foreign ministry officials a few days ago to submit a letter from the US president to Tehran leaders.

    Vice-Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Hossein Ebrahimi told FNA that during the meeting, Agosti had told the Iranian officials that President Barack Obama recognizes Iran’s right of access and use of the nuclear technology.

    “There are a couple of points with regard to this (US) message (to Iran),” Ebrahimi said and added, “Firstly, during the session to submit the message, the Swiss ambassador to Tehran quoted the US president as saying that ‘we (the US) recognize your nuclear rights’.”

    As regards the second issue, the lawmaker said that the Swiss diplomat had also quoted Obama as saying that “I didn’t want to impose sanctions on your central bank but I had no options but to approve it since a Congress majority had approved the decision.”
    No detail is provided concerning what "nuclear rights" entail. Elsewhere it mentions that Iran would retain "portions" of their nuclear program, meaning possibly that it would not include nuclear weapons. However, my understanding is that Iran is already well beyond what is needed for peaceful uses where uranium enrichment is concerned.

    The word of the President in this regard carries great weight, but that would change if Presidents change. Only a formal treaty, which requires Senate approval, would make it the law of the land and put it beyond executive fiat.

    Secret conciliatory messages to Iran contrary to official US policy in the midst of a Presidential election reminds me a lot of Jimmy Carter.

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    Re: Iranian Regime: Obama Sent Secret Message Recognizing Our Nuclear Rights

    I dont quite understand this

    Since when does fascist Imperial USA recognise anybody else's rights?

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    Re: Iranian Regime: Obama Sent Secret Message Recognizing Our Nuclear Rights

    Quote Originally Posted by Klown View Post
    I dont quite understand this

    Since when does fascist Imperial USA recognise anybody else's rights?
    Since January 2008? Or since January, 2013?

    This news is a perfect example of Obama's unsuitability for the job of POTUS.

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    Re: Iranian Regime: Obama Sent Secret Message Recognizing Our Nuclear Rights

    so basically, Iran can have a nuclear power plant but not a bomb. i'm not sure what's new about this.

    Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Re: Iranian Regime: Obama Sent Secret Message Recognizing Our Nuclear Rights

    Well if Obama actually did send this message then good for him. Sovereign countries have the right to nuclear energy


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    Re: Iranian Regime: Obama Sent Secret Message Recognizing Our Nuclear Rights

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    No detail is provided concerning what "nuclear rights" entail. Elsewhere it mentions that Iran would retain "portions" of their nuclear program, meaning possibly that it would not include nuclear weapons. However, my understanding is that Iran is already well beyond what is needed for peaceful uses where uranium enrichment is concerned.

    The word of the President in this regard carries great weight, but that would change if Presidents change. Only a formal treaty, which requires Senate approval, would make it the law of the land and put it beyond executive fiat.

    Secret conciliatory messages to Iran contrary to official US policy in the midst of a Presidential election reminds me a lot of Jimmy Carter.
    So now you believe the Iranians?

    Anything to attack Obama in October, I guess.


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    Too bad we have to observe human rights.

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    Re: Iranian Regime: Obama Sent Secret Message Recognizing Our Nuclear Rights

    This is typical "Obama-speak". Say something that sounds good to the intended receiver, but general and slippery enough that when call out on it allows him to say, "That's not what I meant".
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    Re: Iranian Regime: Obama Sent Secret Message Recognizing Our Nuclear Rights

    Quote Originally Posted by marsden View Post
    Since January 2008? Or since January, 2013?

    This news is a perfect example of Obama's unsuitability for the job of POTUS.
    Since the end of the American civil war

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    Re: Iranian Regime: Obama Sent Secret Message Recognizing Our Nuclear Rights

    Quote Originally Posted by Helix View Post
    so basically, Iran can have a nuclear power plant but not a bomb. i'm not sure what's new about this.

    Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Do you know of a nation that has secret nukes and prohibits international inspectors?

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    Re: Iranian Regime: Obama Sent Secret Message Recognizing Our Nuclear Rights

    Yeah I don't believe these stories of rumors.

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