Iran parliament speaker: West trying to cheat Teheran with nuclear deal

Iran parliament speaker

October 24, 2009 15:53

Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani on Saturday called the UN-drafted deal to ship much of Teheran's uranium to Russia and France for further enrichment an attempt by the West to "cheat" the Islamic Republic, AFP reported. "Westerners are insisting to go in a direction that speaks of cheating and are imposing some things on us," Larijani reportedly told the Iranian ISNA news agency. "They are saying we will give you the 20 percent [enriched uranium] fuel for the Teheran reactor only if you give us your enriched uranium. I see no link between these two things," he reportedly said.

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