Bloomberg Reports: “We have seen during many years that as we approach the United States presidential election, no important decisions are made,” Ahmadinejad said on CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS,”according to a transcript. “Following the election, certainly the atmosphere will be much more stable, and important decisions can be made and announced.”
Ahmadinejad, who is completing his second and last term as president, said meetings over Iran’s nuclear program with the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, plus Germany, will result in “a very important decision”following the U.S. November election. Iran contends its nuclear facilities are for peaceful civilian purposes.
“We have set forth proposals, we are holding dialogue,”he said. “We do hope to be able to take some steps forward.”
U.S. President Barack Obama, in Sept. 25 speech before the General Assembly, said that time “is not unlimited” to reach a diplomatic resolution and vowed that the U.S. “will do what we must to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.”