Havana, Cuba (NTN24) - Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Iran had done nothing to warrant enmity from its enemies after he arrived in Cuba on Wednesday (January 11) amid heightened international tensions. In a speech at the University of Havana, he said nothing about the bomb attack that killed an Iranian nuclear scientist in Tehran earlier in the day, which his government blamed on Israel and the United States, the leaders of international opposition to Iran's nuclear program. He said Iran was an innocent victim of the situation. "Have we assaulted someone? Have we wanted more than we should have? Never, never. We have only asked to speak about and establish justice," Ahmadinejad said. The Iranian leader lashed out against the US "Those who make wars with the exclusive end motive of wanting to win a presidential election, who kill thousands and thousands, millions and millions, of people, they have hearts completely empty of love and care for their neighbour," he added. Communist Cuba was the third stop on his Latin American tour meant to show support from four leftist-led nations -- Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba and Ecuador -- as Iran is increasingly isolated by tightening Western economic sanctions. "Thanks to God, we are already observing how the capitalist system is in decline in different scenarios. It is in a dead-end street within the political and cultural scene. There are no new words for humanity. You observe that when they lack logic, they resort to using <b>...</b>
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