Netanyahu says Rouhani speech 'cynical', Iran buying time

By REUTERS
September 25, 2013 00:44

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's UN address was "cynical" and Teheran was stalling for time in order to develop nuclear arms.

"It was a cynical speech full of hypocrisy," Netanyahu said in a statement.

"It had no practical suggestion to stop Iran's military nuclear program and no commitment to fulfill UN Security Council decisions. That exactly is the Iranian plan, to talk and buy time in order to advance Iran's capability to obtain nuclear weapons."

Iran denies it is trying to build nuclear weapons and says its program is for peaceful purposes.


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