Iran nuclear program poses no threat to neighbors: Larijani
Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said Wednesday evening that Iran's peaceful nuclear program does not pose any threat to its neighboring countries, IRNA reported.
Larijani made the remarks in a meeting with his visiting Bahraini counterpart Khalifa al-Dhahrani.
Larijani reiterated that the Islamic Republic's military capabilities are only based on preventive and defensive purposes.
Voicing Majlis support for promotion of all-out bilateral cooperation with Bahrain, he reiterated that the enemies could not damage the existing friendly ties between the two states.
Meanwhile, the visiting Bahraini speaker said Iran's nuclear activities are "peaceful".
He opined NPT member states, including Iran, have right to pursue peaceful nuclear technology.
Al-Dhahrani stressed that Tehran and Manama enjoy growing relations despite enemies' conspiracies, adding that nothing can weaken Iran-Bahrain long-lasting cooperation.