Ahmadinejad: Iran's enemies a 'mosquito'

 Iran's hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is comparing the power of Iran's enemies to a "mosquito," saying Iran now deals with the West over its nuclear activities from a position of power.

The comment from Ahmadinejad on Sunday comes as Iran is negotiating with the West over a U.N.-backed proposal to ship its uranium abroad for further enrichment.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gestures to the media as he arrives to welcome Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade, unseen, at the presidency office in Tehran.

The UN-brokered plan would require Iran to send 1.2 tons (or 1,100 kilograms) of low-enriched uranium — around 70 percent of its stockpile — to Russia in one batch by year's end, for processing to create more refined fuel for a Tehran research reactor.

But Iran has made clear that, at most, it may agree to send only part of its stockpile in several shipments.

source AFP

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