Mixed Message Emerges from Iran on Nuclear Program

Iranian President Mohamoud Ahmadinejad in Indonesia. Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images. i

Iranian President Mohamoud Ahmadinejad during a press conference at the end of the Fifth Summit of the Developing Eight (D8) in Indonesia last week. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

itoggle caption Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images
Iranian President Mohamoud Ahmadinejad in Indonesia. Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images.

Iranian President Mohamoud Ahmadinejad during a press conference at the end of the Fifth Summit of the Developing Eight (D8) in Indonesia last week.

Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

Iran's president is maintaining his hard line on the country's nuclear ambitions, insisting that Iran will never give up its uranium enrichment program. He has rejected a package of incentives from the European Union aimed at curbing Iran's program. But other voices in Tehran suggest a compromise is still possible.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.