This prize carries the message that Europe intends to put further pressure on human rights issues in Iran as a political move to achieve its particular objectives.
It’s not rational to tell Iran not to enrich uranium – it’s our right.
This kind of mentality makes you very strong.
If you think these are the last days of the world, and Jesus will come [again], this idea will change all your relations. If I think the Mahdi will come in two, three, or four years, why should I be soft? Now is the time to stand strong, to be hard.
There was a problem in our structure, our conservative political structure. We start very well, but the result was not under our control.