(IRNA) - Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Saeed Jalili said all Iranian nuclear programs are peaceful and within international law as well as the International Atomic Energy Agency Safeguards.
In an interview by Bulgarian Daily Troud, which was published on hursday, Jalili rejected charges laid by some western countries about Iran in this field and said international experts have made 2000 ours of inspection into Iranian nuclear installations and have reached the common result that the overall activities of Iran are in the framework of international regulations, reports Trend.
He reiterated Iran's rejection of manufacturing atom bombs and said nuclear bombs are weapons of mass destruction and Iran has always been opposing building and using nuclear weapons.
Jalili referred to the Natanz project among the peaceful activities of Iran, explaining that in Natanz Complex there are uranium enrichment systems with the function to produce fuel for nuclear stations.
Deputy foreign minister said the power of Islamic Republic of Iran is taken from Iranian people and thus there is no need for nuclear arms.
He also noted that Iran has gone through hard times during the Iraqi imposed war among other events and has weathered all these difficulties.
In response to a question whether Iran is preparing for any possible war, he answered that Iran has not invaded any country in the past 200 years.
On Iraq, he said that Iran was the first state that expressed its support for the territorial integrity and democratic government in the neighboring country.
He also recalled that Iran has expressed its satisfaction with opening of Iraqi parliament and formation of Iraqi government.