I will continue investigations until all the aspects of the event are discovered and appropriate action is taken,
I am proud that at the end of the 20th century, I, as president of my country, have begun a dialogue between civilizations and different peoples,
The American president's remarks not only showed that he does not have the ability to learn from history ... but also that U. S. policy is now worse and more unrealistic than under his predecessors.
They are to ensure people know their rights in shaping their destiny. It is also a giant step towards decentralization, which is a goal of the new government.
The artificial crises created in the past have not had a good impact on our national and international relations,
The stability of Afghanistan is the stability of our country. We support the good relationship between us and we've had a lot of good cooperation between us and we hope in the future I'm sure that we can actually strengthen our relationships. And this trip is for this purpose. And I am very hopeful and very optimistic,
Something that pains me, and for which I pity the American people, is that their leaders have fallen behind the times. They are not living in their times,
Real peace can only be achieved through an end to occupation and the return of all Palestinians to their homeland and through respect for the rights of all Palestinians, including Muslims, Christians and Jews, to determine their own future,
Relying on the cooperation and assistance of the Iranian nation, we will reconstruct Bam,
The hope is for the final victory of monotheism, morality, peace and reconciliation,
We think America is not in a position to take a lunatic action of attacking Iran,
We could have more success but for mistakes that some selfish people had in our society and our government, ... We need to take care of people's needs, we need to hear people and their needs. I will use my four years experience towards the coming four years.
I ... voice Iran's readiness to provide relief supplies to the quake-stricken people,
Ignoring people's demands in the name of religion ... will only create disappointment.
in the name of fighting terrorism, we do not create another human catastrophe.
We should listen in earnest to what other cultures offer, ... Dialogue is not easy.
Adopting unequal measures as the foundation for relations between countries and transforming ties between East and West into a class struggle between oppressors and oppressed has done nothing other than create armed peace, brutality, conflicts and terrorism,
But I hope whoever is the winner, either Bush or Kerry will act realistically and rationally in the long-term interest of the United States to reduce tension by not interfering in the internal affairs of other countries,
But there has been misuse of this historic fact by Israel with regards to the suppressed Palestinian nation.
Unfortunately the smallest amount paid by consumers returns to the producing country and the biggest profits are made by the Western governments who bring pressure upon the consumers there ...
On the other hand, we are witnessing occupation, violence and terrorism throughout the world.
If the invaders reach Iran, the country will turn into a burning hell for them.
Those who regarded the revolution, during Imam Khomeini's time, as a deviation, are now wielding the tools of terror and oppression,
I declare my respects to the great people of the United States, and I hope that in the close future I would have a dialogue and talk with the people of America,
The world is tired of seeing the perpetuation of violence and terrorism, but the effort to create a real peace needs to go hand in hand with the struggle to restore justice,
Without a doubt, we will succeed in moving forward, only if we have the capacity to reap the benefit of positive, scientific and social accomplishments of Western civilization,
If this nation says we don't want you, we will go.
I am sure these people have evil aims. They intend to foster violence in society, and we shall stand in their way ... We take the security of our country and our citizens very seriously,
I assure all peace-loving individuals in the world that Iran's efforts in the field of nuclear technology are focused on civilian application and nothing else. This is the Iranian nation's legitimate right,
deep regret and sympathy with the victims.
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