73 Total Quotes

Ali Larijani Quotes

If Iran's case is referred or reported to the Security Council ... Iran's cooperation will decrease.
Ali Larijani
#Cooperation

If Iran's case is referred or reported to the Security Council... Iran's cooperation will decrease.
Ali Larijani
#Cooperation

If UN Security council sanctions are to be imposed on Iran, we will suspend our cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Ali Larijani
#Cooperation

We can not be engaged with talks based on intimidation. The Europeans ask us to come to the negotiation table, but they threaten at the same time, which is not the atmosphere of negotiations, but of dictation.
Ali Larijani
#Negotiation

We advise them not to use these kinds of methods, because we have the the means to respond.
Ali Larijani
#Advise

We have not set a date for the next meeting. So far, we have agreed that Russia will consider proposals we have made.
Ali Larijani
#Russia

Reporting Iran's dossier to the UN Security Council will be unconstructive and the end of diplomacy.
Ali Larijani
#Diplomacy

The timing for Iran to resume some voluntary suspended activities depends on the behavior of the Europeans. We don't accept the language of force.
Ali Larijani
#Behavior

The capacity of Russia's proposal does not meet all the nuclear energy needs of Iran.
Ali Larijani
#Energy

We agreed members of the [Non-Proliferation Treaty] have right [sic] to peaceful nuclear energy.
Ali Larijani
#Energy

It would be a disgrace to condemn with sanctions a country for peaceful research. Surely the world would not accept such an action. But if this kind of mistake happens, the consequences of the wrong actions will return back to those who put Iran under pressure.
Ali Larijani
#Country

Europeans should pay more attention. Iran has called for dialogue and is moving in the direction of reaching an agreement through peaceful means.
Ali Larijani
#Agreement

We consider any referral or report of Iran to the Security Council as the end of diplomacy.
Ali Larijani
#Diplomacy

Referring or reporting Iran's dossier to the U.N. Security Council will be unconstructive and the end of diplomacy.
Ali Larijani
#Diplomacy

Reporting Iran's dossier to the U.N. Security Council will be unconstructive and the end of diplomacy.
Ali Larijani
#Diplomacy

In case of referral ..., we have to stop all nuclear work that has been voluntarily suspended and stop implementation of the Additional Protocol.
Ali Larijani
#Work

We still believe that we can achieve good results through talks, but it will not be in the interest of the Europeans should they define the conditions in a non-peaceful way.
Ali Larijani
#Interest

We still advise [the EU countries] to pursue this issue through constructive and serious negotiations. The doors for negotiations are still open. We consider a referral to the UN Security Council or a report to the Security Council to be the end of diplomacy and this is not positive.
Ali Larijani
#Advise

They should expect us to take reciprocal action. There is no winning for them in this game.
Ali Larijani
#Action

The diplomats from China and Russia came to Iran and we had negotiations, they had a point of view on solving the issue, but we had a different point of view.
Ali Larijani
#Russia

In such a case, the government of Iran ... would have no other choice but to suspend all the voluntary measures and extra cooperation with the agency.
Ali Larijani
#Choice

If the case was referred or reported to the Security Council, we will have to restart all voluntarily suspended work and stop the implementation of the additional protocol (of the nuclear Non- Proliferation Treaty).
Ali Larijani
#Security

Their inspectors will come to Iran for this purpose in the next few days.
Ali Larijani
#Purpose

I think if a country has just a little brain, it would not depend on the fuel from another country.
Ali Larijani
#Country

The Russian proposal is not sufficient for Iran's nuclear energy needs.
Ali Larijani
#Energy

It is Western propaganda that keeps on saying that Iran is seeking a bomb, but it is not true.
Ali Larijani
#Propaganda

The national security doctrine of Iran has no place for an atomic bomb. You cannot destroy a country or wipe it off the map through democratic means.
Ali Larijani
#Country

We will accept the proposal to help resolve the problems in Iraq and establish an independent government there as it was made by Mr. Hakim, a top Islamic leader in Iraq.
Ali Larijani
#Government

We will [appoint] some people to hold these discussions on Iraq so that they can help put Iraq's future government in a better position to deal with problems.
Ali Larijani
#Future

We have no interest in using oil as a weapon because we value the international community's security, but if the situation changes, our decision making and relationship will change too.
Ali Larijani
#Interest