IRAN - Oct. 23 - Khatami Denies Secret Contacts With Washington.
After briefing the Majlis Majlis (مجلس) is an Arabic term meaning "a place of sitting" used to describe various types of formal legislative assemblies in countries with linguistic or cultural connections to Islamic countries. on the government's 5-year plan,
Pres. Mohammad Khatami Mohammad Khatami (Persian : سید محمد خاتمی Seyyed Moḥammad Khātamī) (born September 29, 1943, in Ardakan, Yazd Province) is an Iranian scholar and politician. says: "There are no new developments between
Tehran and the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. , and our position towards that country
remains the same. The United States has told us everything they wanted
to tell us, notably on the current situation in the region, through
their usual channels, and there have been no negotiations or contacts
behind the scenes". (Last week, The New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of Times reported a
secret Iranian offer via Swiss diplomats to provide humanitarian aid if
needed to US troops - see last week's Recorder).