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Iran will not step back: Khamenei

Updated: 2013-11-21 07:15
( China Daily)

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Iran would not step back from its nuclear rights and his negotiating team has been setting limits for talks over the country's nuclear program, to resume in Geneva later on Wednesday.

"We do insist that we will not step back one iota from our rights," Khamenei said in a speech in Teheran, broadcast live on Iran's Press TV with English translation.

The most powerful figure in Iran continued: "We do not intervene in the details of these talks. There are certain red lines and limits. These have to be observed. They are instructed to abide by those limits."

Iran will not step back: Khamenei