""Negotiations with the United States would have no benefit for us, and we do not need them," the television quoted Khamenei as telling Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade." Yahoo
This man is the boss, the "Supreme Guide." The president of Iran is in essence his subordinate. Short of a revolution Khamenei will remain the BOSS.
How much clearer could it be that the Iranian government is blowing smoke up our (supply own body part). They are just stalling for time.