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DUBAI, (Reuters) – Iran may respond by holding back on oil sales if its nuclear programme is referred to the United Nations Security Council, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in an interview published on Saturday.

&#34But if Iran”s case is sent to the Security Council, we will respond by many ways, for example by holding back on oil sales,&#34 he told the United Arab Emirates” daily, The Khaleej Times.

Iran had earlier said it would start uranium enrichment and stop allowing U.N. snap inspections of its atomic facilities if it was referred to the Security Council in November.

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