Look how the AP glosses over Rohani snubbing Obama:
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Senior U.S. officials say President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hasan Rouhani will not meet while both leaders are at the United Nations.
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Iran has concealed, lied and acted in contravention of its obligations.
Moreover, while the pressure of sanctions is pushing Iran to talk to the US,Â there is no indication this has been enough for Iran to consider backing down from its nuclear goal.–The burden of proof is on Iran
But he still wants to annihilate the Jews:
“Palestine is under occupation,” he said. “The basic rights of the Palestinians are tragically violated, and they are deprived of the right of return and access to their homes, birthplace and homeland.”
That’s a lie and he knows it. But no one said a word. Until 1967, the Jews were called Palestinians. After they won the war, the Arabs became ‘Palestinians’ and Jews became ‘Zionists’. Yasser Arafartbastard was an Egyptian Arab from Cairo, but he called himself a “Palestinian”.
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‘Rohani’s speech hypocritical, cynical’
Prime MinisterÂ Benjamin NetanyahuÂ responded to Iranian President Hassan Rohani in the UN General Assembly, saying “As expected, it was a hypocritical, cynical speech. Rohani condemned terror while the Iranian government terrorizes dozens of countries across the world.”
In a statement, Netanyahu said that despite a new Iranian “smile offensive,” the policies of the Islamic republic remain the same. He accused Rohani of refusing to recognize the Holocaust.
“When Iran’s leaders cease to deny the Jewish people’s Holocaust and call for the destruction of the Jewish state, the Israeli delegation will listen to its speeches. Despite Iran’s new president’s ‘smile offensive’, their policy remains unchanged – just last week Rohani… refused to recognize the Holocaust as a historical fact.”
Netanyahu said the world “should not be fooled” by signs of moderation from Tehran, voicing deep skepticism about Iran’s new outreach to the West in saying it is merely a ploy to ease international sanctions while secretly developing nuclear weapon.
“War is deceit,” said Muhammad. But to take him at his word would be “Islamophobic.”
“VIDEO: Iranian president brags about deceiving the West,” by Reza Kahlili for theDaily Caller, September 22:
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has gone on a charm offensive lately with multiple interviews with American media promising collaboration, but a recent video shows he takes pride in deceiving the West.
“Gone is the age of blood feuds,” RouhaniÂ stated in an op-ed in the Washington Post. “World leaders are expected to lead in turning threats into opportunities,” he wrote in the Post Friday.
InÂ interviews with ABC and NBC, Rouhani said that Iran will never develop nuclear weapons and that he has the authority to make a deal with the West. “In its nuclear program, this government enters with full power and has complete authority,” Rouhani said. “Under no circumstances would we seek any weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear weapons, nor will we ever.”
Rouhani, who is one of the most trusted figures of the Islamic regime’s supreme leader, has served the Islamic Republic at the highest levels since the 1979 revolution. He has been the deputy speaker of Parliament, the head of the Executive Committee of the High Council for War Support during the Iran-Iraq War, the deputy to the second-in-command of Iran’s joint chiefs of staff, a member of the Expediency Council, a member of the Assembly of Experts (the body that chooses the supreme leader), a former nuclear negotiator, and, most importantly, the representative of the supreme leader to the Supreme National Security Council since 1989.
Despite the recent charm offensive in the American media, a recently revealed video of an interview prior to the June Iranian election shows him bragging how he, in his role as Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, deceived the West during negotiations on Iran’s illicit nuclear program even as Iran expanded its nuclear power. At the same time, Rouhani managed to relieve pressure by the West, especially in convincing the Europeans to avert possible military aggression by the Bush administration.
“The day that we invited the three European ministers [to the talks], only 10 centrifuges were spinning at [the Iranian nuclear facility of] Natanz,” Rouhani boasted on the tape. “We could not produce one gram of U4 or U6 [uranium hexafluoride]. … We did not have the heavy-water production. We could not produce yellow cake. Our total production of centrifuges inside the country was 150.”
But then Rowhani admitted in the video the purpose of prolonging negotiations: “We wanted to complete all of these â€” we needed time.”
He said the three European ministers promised to block U.S. efforts to transfer the Iran nuclear dossier to the United Nations, using veto power if necessary. He called Iran’s claim that it stopped its nuclear program in 2003 a statement for the uneducated and admitted that the program not only continued, but was significantly expanded under his tenure.
While President George W. Bush was increasing pressure on Iran in 2007,Â a report by American intelligence agenciesÂ concluded that Iran halted its nuclear program in 2003 and that the program had remained frozen since.
In the interview, Rouhani said that after he took over the country’s nuclear project, the country’s 150 centrifuges grew to over 1,700 by the time he left the project.
Then Rouhani made his boldest statement: “We did not stop; we completed the program.”
He said that Iran’s nuclear activity was under the supervision of the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and that he, as Khamenei’s representative, was to ensure this deceit….