Ahmadinejad challenges Obama to TV debate on sidelines of UNGA

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London, Aug.2 (ANI): Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has invited his American counterpart Barack Obama to face him in a televised one-on-one debate to see who has the best solutions for the world's problems. ccording to The Telegraph, the provocative proposal came as Iran dealt with a new wave of international sanctions - driven by Washington - over Iran's nuclear programme.

"Toward the end of summer we will hopefully be there for the (UN) General Assembly and I will be ready for one-on-one talks with Mr. Obama, in front of the media of course," Ahmadinejad said in an address broadcast live on state television.

"We are ready to sit down with Mr. Obama face-to-face and put the global issues on the table, man-to-man, freely, and in front of the media and see whose solutions are better," he added. (ANI)

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