New resolutions by the UN Security Council against Iran over its nuclear programme would be “not worth a penny,” Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday.

“The world powers should further know that we do retreat even one millimetre from our [nuclear] path and legitimate rights,” Ahmadinejad said in the speech given in Yasouj in southern Iran.

Western countries, led by the United States, are planning to impose a new resolution and sanctions against Iran if the Islamic state did not cooperate with the international community and suspend its disputed uranium—enrichment programme.

Iran rejects Western charges that it has been working on a secret programme to make an atomic bomb and insists it has the right to pursue peaceful nuclear development.

“The world powers should know that threats such as new UN resolutions are for Iran not worth a penny,” Mr. Ahmadinejad said in his speech, carried live by the news network Khabar.

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