Who would be enough of a fool to think that anyone with real power in Iran thought otherwise? Oh. Right.
As always, beware of media characterizations that pretend this or that Iranian official is “moderate” or “more moderate” or whatever. They’re grading on a pretty radical curve when they tell you that, but it’s irrelevant at any rate. Only the mullahas have real power in Iran, and lest you have any doubt how the mullah’s see Iran’s position, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei would like to be sure he leaves no ambiguity: