03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Iran's Supreme Leader: US Could Be "Useful" To Us In The Future

Iran's supreme leader said on Thursday restoring ties with the United States now would harm the Islamic state, but he did not rule it out in the future.

"Not having relations with America is one of our main policies but we have never said this relationship should be cut forever," Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a speech in the central province of Yazd, state television reported.

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