Irans slams US, says nuclear plans - ''peaceful''
Iran on Saturday expressed confidence that further inspections conducted by the UN atomic watchdog of its
nuclear activities will attest to their "strictly peaceful nature."
According to IRNA, the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), Hassan Rowhani, also challenged the United States to bring forth any secrets it claims it has about Tehran`s nuclear activities. "An American official has recently said that they have new information about Iran`s nuclear weapons. We beg they (Americas) reveal what they have," he told reporters at a news conference.
"Our nuclear activity is categorically peaceful and will be such," Rowhani, who has emerged as Iran`s nuclear trouble shooter in recent months, added. "Americans will achieve nothing as it regards Iran`s nuclear activities; we are sure about ourselves. In other words, Americans have failed in this regard," the official said.
The United States led the anti-Iran front during a recent meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors in Vienna, hoping Tehran is reported to the UN Security Council.
"Americans sought to score a point with a threat, but we chose the path of cooperation with the Europeans, who reciprocated it and the policy worked," Rowhani said. "America can also choose this path," he added. (Albawaba.com)