Iran has emerged victorious from a three-year economic war imposed by a “bullying power”, President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday in reference to the United States, adding the administration of President Donald Trump who waged that war will soon “be thrown into history’s dustbin”.
Iran’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna said the United States, which owns thousands of nuclear warheads and is the sole country to have used nuclear weapons, is in no position to talk about non-proliferation concerns.
Iran on Friday dismissed as “yellow journalism” a report by The New York Times about efforts by Iranian diplomats to hint Tehran’s “insistence” that Washington “unconditionally” rejoin the nuclear agreement of 2015.
Any US attack on Iran would face a “crushing” response, the government spokesman said on Tuesday, following reports US President Donald Trump asked for options for a strike on the Natanz uranium enrichment plant last week but decided against doing so.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said Tehran is carefully monitoring the developments surrounding Saudi Arabia’s secret nuclear activities, warning Riyadh to adhere to its international obligations.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on the international community to compel the “outlaw” Israel, the “sole possessor” of nuclear weapons in the Middle East, to swiftly accede to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and annihilate its nuclear arsenal.
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced on Saturday that the country is pursuing its scientific programs in the fields of health, agriculture, food, radiopharmaceuticals and stable isotopes in a precise and determined manner.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, in his message on the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, September 26, called on states that possess nuclear weapons to reaffirm the shared understanding that a nuclear war cannot be won and must not be fought.
The International Atomic Energy Agency’s Board of Governors for the first time discussed concerns about Saudi Arabia’s nuclear activities after Iran proposed the subject, Iranian permanent representative to Vienna-based international organizations said on Sunday.
Iran’s permanent representative to Vienna-based international organizations said the Islamic Republic has the most transparent nuclear program among member states of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), as proven through numerous inspections of the country’s nuclear sites by the UN agency.