20 Jan '11, 2am

Tough Iran enters nuclear bout with world powers

TEHRAN: A defiant Iran on Friday is to enter fresh nuclear talks with the six world powers showing no signs of a softening of Tehran's hardline stance on its controversial atomic programme. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and other top officials have raised the nuclear rhetoric in the run-up, as Tehran faces Western allegations that it is making an atom bomb, a charge the Islamic republic denies. "They say: 'We want negotiation'... You are free to choose the path (of either cooperation or confrontation), but bear in mind that by adopting the old path (of confrontation), you will face a more scandalous defeat," Ahmadinejad told a cheering crowd on Wednesday in the city of Yazd. "You could not stop us from being nuclear ... The Iranian nation will not retreat an inch. The nuclear issue is over from the Iranian point of view." His outburst came as Iran prepares to sit with the ...

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