Iranian President Speech

Iranian President Ahmadinejad addressed the United Nations General Assembly on the opening day of the 61st session. In his remarks he… read more

Iranian President Ahmadinejad addressed the United Nations General Assembly on the opening day of the 61st session. In his remarks he charged that U.S. policies throughout the Middle East, including its support for Israel and the occupation of Iraq, had furthered human suffering in the region. He said the U.S. nuclear program posed a greater threat to international peace and security than Iran’s program. He also dismissed assertions by President Bush that Iran was seeking nuclear weapons. "All our nuclear activities are transparent, peaceful and under the watchful eyes of IAEA inspectors," he said, referring to the International Atomic Energy Agency. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Iranian President Speech

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Program ID:
194353-7
Category:
United Nations
Format:
United Nations
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 19, 2006
Last Aired:
Sep 20, 2006

Airing Details

  • Sep 19, 2006 | 11:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 20, 2006 | 6:27am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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