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Iran's top leader rules out talks with US

IANS  |  Tehran 

Iran's Ayatollah on Thursday ruled out any negotiations with the US over the spiky issues between the two countries as he spoke to Japanese in a meeting here.

"has no trust in will never repeat the bitter experience of previous negotiations with the US within the framework of the JCPOA (Iranian nuclear deal)," Khamenei told Abe.

"A wise and free nation will not accept talks under pressure," he was quoted as saying by

Abe arrived in on Wednesday with a plan to help ease tensions between and

withdrew from the Iranian international nuclear deal in May 2018 and re-imposed full sanctions on Tehran's and sector.

US has called for talks with for a renewed nuclear deal, the halt of Iran's ballistic missile tests and its regional role, which the country has dismissed.

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First Published: Thu, June 13 2019. 17:26 IST
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