Khamenei: Iran not looking to develop nuclear arms
Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei on Monday castigated the United States and the Europeans for having stirred up a controversy over Iranian nuclear program.
In a meeting with University Jihad officials, he said that nuclear technology is something and nuclear arms are something else. "The Iranian nation, based on the logic of Islam, has never pursued access to nuclear arms. At the same time, it reserves its right to develop nuclear technology as a national goal," Khamenei said, according to IRNA.
"The big powers see their illegitimate profits in their economic, cultural, scientific dominance over other nations and pursue the strategy of preventing other countries from attaining scientific independence.
"The reason for the US propaganda against Iranian nuclear program is that the enemies of the Iranian nation and the government are worried about the fact that the nuclear technology has become indigenous in Iran. Iranian scientists are working to produce fuel for Bushehr power plant," the Iranian leader said. (Albawaba.com)
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