Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (2nd L) attends the unveiling ceremony of new nuclear projects in Tehran February 15, 2012.
"The era of bullying nations has passed. The arrogant powers cannot monopolize nuclear technology. They tried to prevent us by issuing sanctions and resolutions but failed," President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in a live television broadcast.
"Our nuclear path will continue."
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Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (L) stands with former Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Cuba January 12, 2012. Ahmadinejad said on Thursday both Cuba-Iranian relations and Castro were in good shape after he met with the former Cuban leader and his younger brother President Raul Castro during a one-day visit to the communist island. REUTERS/President.ir/Handout