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-- -- swearing at a new president he's a former top nuclear negotiator taking the -- from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad got.
Putting the issue of Tehran's disputed weapons program now front and center.
We considered on a story out of Jerusalem and what does the change in leadership.
Mean for change within the country and its relationship with the US -- No probably not much at least in the beginning bill in the sense of the Ayatollah is still very much in charge the new president.
Ronnie is gonna have to answer still directly -- him this does show perhaps a vivid though.
By the Ayatollah in terms of priorities a big part of the presidential campaign was economic reform in order to have the economy.
Continue to build -- in Iran right now it's in shambles you gotta get the sanctions lifted or for the sanctions to be elected threats and some change on the nuclear front that this nation is show.
A little bit of a willingness by the Iranian regime to negotiate however the old guard is still very much in charge Cochran in his shots now -- -- senior advisor.
To the regime -- by bringing in this guy who is a former chief negotiator for the Iranians on the nuclear issue.
Could mean one -- two things.
Either way the Iranians are really willing to deal now or two they -- it back the guy who's been such an expert in drawing the timeline out without giving any real concessions -- -- -- the united states of the west -- which we make -- the reports that Iran -- they'll try and get a nuclear -- by enriching plutonium.
Actions speak louder than words for the Iranians to move forward actually towards building a bomb would be seen.
As a red line by the Israelis and certainly a number of other people around the world which could end up with a military strike on the other hand Iranians right now.
Could be just trying to play for time and give more things in terms of their negotiating power that they can then.
Give away in any negotiations coming up.
This inauguration is an important time.
On there on the time line.
It starts the clock ticking.
On a potential Israeli strike the Israelis were largely thought to have given the Americans a number of months how many we don't know for the new president to show his cards.
And then decide what they might do in terms of military strike they'll want to force thank you Leland that -- reporting on that story out of Jerusalem today.
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