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China warned that sanctions against Iran will derail diplomatic efforts. Opposition leaders Karoubi and Moussavi urged supporters to rally during celebrations for the anniversary of founding of the Islamic Republic. Tehran accused America and her allies of waging a "psychological war" in the Persian Gulf.
President Ahmadinejad agreed to the IAEA's nuclear fuel swap proposal; the US and other Western powers are skeptical of Iran's sincerity. The US said it cannot force Iran to shun building nuclear bomb. Iran successfully test fired the new Kavoshgar 3 rocket. Students accused of protesting on Dec. 27 denied the charges brought against them in court.
Tehran criticized the US decision to employ ballistic missile defense systems in the Persian Gulf. The Judiciary vowed to execute nine more "anti-government" protesters. Opposition leader Mousavi said he will continue to fight for reform.
The US will install Patriot missile defense systems in Qatar, the UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait. Iran opened the world's longest urban tunnel to begin the anniversary celebration of the Islamic Revolution. Head jurist Sadeq Larijani rejected pressure from hardliners to order the execution of more anti-government protesters.
Iran is prosecuting 16 protesters; five of them have been charged with "waging war against God" and being "corrupt on earth." The US is accelerating the deployment of missile defenses in the Persian Gulf. The chairman of the Expediency Council said Iran's nuclear progress "is irreversible and we won't retreat."
Opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi spoke out against the Guardian Council in an interview. Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati urged the judiciary to take action against government protesters. Secretary Clinton and President Sarkozy met to discuss new sanctions on Iran.
Iran executed two men accused of seeking to topple the state. The US seeks to propose a new regimen of sanctions against Tehran targeting the IRGC. Iran skipped the Afghan conference in London; British authorities said their presence was missed.
Ayatollah Khamenei remarked that he is confident in the destruction of Israel, during a meeting with Mauritanian President Aziz. Two German diplomats have been detained in Tehran. Israeli President Peres said that Iran is a "danger to the world."
President Ahmadinejad said Iran will announce enrichment of uranium to 20 percent purity at the 31st anniversary of the Islamic revolution, which is next month. Opposition leader Mehdi Karoubi acknowledged Ahmadinejad as the country's legitimate president. EU foreign ministers met to discuss new sanctions on Iran.
President Ahmadinejad threatened that Iran would soon enrich its own nuclear fuel. Human Rights Watch said Iran's post-election crackdown was a "human rights disaster." An Iranian general said the US is on the verge of experiencing a "collapse" in the Middle East.