14 Total Quotes

Akbar Rafsanjani Quotes

We have no problems with Jews, and highly respect Judaism as a holy religion.
Akbar Rafsanjani
#Judaism And Jews

Iran has no physical presence in Palestine, and all we do is aid the Palestinians spiritually, ideologically and medically.
Akbar Rafsanjani
#Palestine

If (the West) shows its rigidity by making unjust decisions and putting their threats into practice, the Iranian people will not be the only ones to pay the price.
Akbar Rafsanjani
#People

Iran is determined to use peaceful nuclear technology and no intimidation or threat can make us give it up.
Akbar Rafsanjani
#Technology

They want to deprive Islamic nations of having nuclear energy knowledge and always keep them backwards.
Akbar Rafsanjani
#Energy

With wisdom we will get our rights, and if they create any trouble for us, they will regret it in the end and Iran will emerge triumphant.
Akbar Rafsanjani
#Regret

Passing a tough resolution or threatening Iran will not bring about the desired outcome.
Akbar Rafsanjani
#Resolution

If you (the Europeans) are really honest and worried that Iran may obtain nuclear weapons, there are better ways to gain confidence.
Akbar Rafsanjani
#Weapons

It is not possible to wrongly accuse such a nation (Iran) ... and then send its dossier to the security council and drag the region step by step towards a critical situation.
Akbar Rafsanjani
#Security

We do not discount the possibility of US aggression under any circumstance; we stress at the same time that it would not be in the interest of the United States, nor us.
Akbar Rafsanjani
#Aggression

America and other countries want to issue a resolution taking advantage of Chapter Seven. Could they achieve this? It is doubtful.
Akbar Rafsanjani
#America

We want to assure you (the Gulf region) that we are at the service of the whole region.
Akbar Rafsanjani
#Service

Iran has not excluded the possibility of an American aggression against it.
Akbar Rafsanjani
#Aggression

We are not seeking a confrontation but, if it is imposed on us, we are prepared for it. The consequences of such an attack will be very grave and they [the Americans] will not benefit from it.
Akbar Rafsanjani
#Consequences