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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he's ready to hold face-to-face talks with his US counterpart Barack Obama.
He made the offer on Monday, to address international issues, at the upcoming UN General Assembly.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranian President, said, "God willing, we are going to attend the General Assembly by late September. We are ready to sit face to face with Mr.Barack Obama, but of course free and before the world media, and put the world issues on the table and see whose solutions are better."
The Iranian president has previously reiterated his readiness for public debates on international issues with Obama. Ahmadinejad also slammed Western powers for the sanctions they imposed against Iran.
On July 1st, US President Barack Obama signed a new sanction bill into law, which was described as "striking at the heart" of the Iranian government's nuclear activities.