Questions avoided The IAEA report released on Friday did praise Iran for granting its inspectors access to previously off-limits sites. Contact the programme on middleeastbiz bbc.
But Mr Ahmadinejad said the latest report by the UN nuclear watchdog represented an historic victory for Iran. And whilst many of the issues stem from deeper problems; calls for leadership reforms, free elections and press freedom - tensions have boiled over because of rising costs, soaring unemployment and poverty.
As a result, the UN nuclear agency said it could offer "no credible assurances" that Iran was not building a bomb. Middle East Business Report is a weekly half-hour programme covering business issues from the region Contact the programme on middleeastbiz bbc.
Abu Dhabi may have the financial clout to invest in alternative forms of energy but will its plans pay off in the long run? Fuel prices in the UAE have risen three times in the last six months - and are set to rise even further as subsidies are cut. Thanks to cheap fuel and higher disposable incomes, 4x4s are the car of choice.
They can issue resolutions for years," he said in a TV interview. Sponsors are flooding in to help with the expense of this fledgling industry. And what role do they have in mobilising governments to make those changes?
Can the league survive and flourish in such an environment? To help change that perception, small groups of amateurs and semi-professionals are working hard with custom built "super bikes" to get motorbike racing off the ground. So how important is the business community in coming up with alternative sources of energy?
So is that enough to wean drivers off their love of the gas guzzler. But that could be changing. Tehran insists its programme is aimed purely at generating electricity. First challenge is to install a network of charging points. It seeks to expand the number of Iranian companies targeted by sanctions and impose travel bans on certain Iranian officials.
His remarks came after a UN report said Iran was being more transparent - but had not given "credible assurances" that it was not building a bomb. But rarely do they go for motorbikes. A declassified US intelligence report last December judged that the Iranians had put a nuclear weapons programme on hold in So - if governments can solve the economic problems, can they solve the social ones too?
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