“They (The British) already have a bad record in these matters,” he said, describing Downing Street as being run by “political retards”. “But why did the US president fall into their trap?”…

“I hope you (Obama) will avoid interfering in Iran’s affairs and express regret in a way that the Iranian people are informed of it,” Mr Ahmadinejad said.

“Will you use this language with Iran (in any future dialogue)? If this is your stance, there will be nothing left to talk about. Do you think this behaviour will solve the problem for you? This will not have any result except that the people will consider you somebody similar to Bush.”