Supreme leader of Iran Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khumenei said Iran will not negotiate with the United States.

Addressing a group of academicians, researchers and elites, Ayatollah Khamenei referred to escalating pressures from the US to bring Iran back to the negotiations table.

The supreme leader clarified that Iran has no problem in negotiations but the issues being talked about in negotiations.

He maintained that the country will never trade its core values in the name of negotiations and will not give up on its defensive capabilities.