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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Challenges Obama to Debate

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad challenged United States President Barack Obama to a live, televised one-on-one debate to see which country has the best solutions for the world's problems.

"Toward the end of summer we will hopefully be there for the (U.N.) General Assembly and I will be ready for one-on-one talks with Mr. Obama, in front of the media of course," said Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

"We will offer our solutions for world issues to see whose solutions are better."

The always provocative Ahmadinejad offers up the debate challenge as international pressure grows and new sanctions are leveled against his country.  

"We are ready to hold talks at the highest level," he said. "We have always favored talks, Iranians have never, ever favored war."

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