And why should ANY dictatorship fear the impotent hand-wringers of the UN?
Security Council threats won't work: Iran- The Times of India
: "TEHRAN: Iran said on Sunday threats of UN Security Council referral would not persuade it to abandon its nuclear programme.
US and European Union officials have warned they will push for Iran's nuclear case to be sent to the Security Council --which could impose sanctions -- if Tehran does not halt all nuclear fuel work and resume negotiations with the EU.
But Iran, which denies harbouring secret plans to make atomic bombs, says it has no intention of freezing uranium conversion at its Isfahan plant -- where UN seals were broken and work resumed last month.
'Gone is the time when they could deny Iran its rights by threatening it,' said Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi. "