Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says any countries imposing sanctions on Iran will be made to “regret it”.
- 5 August, 2009 Defiant Iran president takes oath Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is sworn in for a second term as president of Iran, amid continuing post-election protests.
- 25 July, 2010 Iran warns EU against sanctions Iran's president warns the EU against imposing sanctions, saying his country would cause it to "regret" the move.
- 1 December, 2009 Iran warns against UN sanctions Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says international sanctions over his country's nuclear programme will not work.
- 8 June, 2010 Iran defiant at UN sanctions move President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warns Iran will not agree to talks on its nuclear programme if new UN sanctions pass this week.
- 15 June, 2010 Iran fuel swap deal ‘still alive’ Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says a nuclear fuel swap deal is still on the table, despite the new UN sanctions.