Iranian ex-pres: Pressure creating another crisis

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
August 25, 2006 07:01

Mounting pressure on Iran to abandon its nuclear program is creating another crisis in the Middle East, former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami said Friday. Khatami, speaking at a gathering sponsored by the UN University in Tokyo, defended Iran's "legitimate right" to develop nuclear energy, saying the program is completely peaceful and poses no threat.


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