Khamenei says Iran nuclear weapons are a 'myth'

April 19, 2015 8:53 AM

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Khamenei says Iran nuclear weapons are a 'myth'

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday the United States had created the "myth" of nuclear weapons to portray Iran as a threat, hardening his rhetoric before nuclear negotiations resume this week.

Khamenei has supported the talks but has continued to express deep mistrust of the United States. As the highest authority in Iran, the withdrawal of his support could cause the negotiations to collapse.

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