TEHRAN: The president of Iran says failure of upcoming nuclear talks would hurt the West more than Iran.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says October 19th conference in Vienna will be a test for additional “fruitful” work on the issue of Iran’s nuclear program.
Western nations are continuing to urge Iran to curtail any nuclear efforts toward weaponry.
Sanctions have already been imposed on Iran, and there’s talk of stiffer measures if Tehran doesn’t abandon disputed elements of its nuclear program.
Iran has insisted its nuclear efforts are geared solely toward energy production.