Iranian president says Tehran’s secret nuclear program obvious lie
Tehran, Iran, May 11
By Milad Fashtami - Trend:
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on May 11 that Tehran's secret nuclear program is just an obvious lie.
"Iran will not stop its scientific activities in nuclear area," he said.
Rouhani went on to note that Tehran will never give into nuclear apartheid.
"Iran's nuclear energy program is peaceful and in the framework of the Non-Proliferation Treaty," he said.
"Iran will enrich uranium up to 20 percent if needed," he said, adding that the country is capable of doing so.
He further said that Iran will never push for and has never pursued weapons of mass destruction.
Rouhani made the remarks at the unveiling ceremony of the latest achievements of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) in the health sector.
Tubular centrifuges, ultraviolet monitoring system, national multi purpose gamma irradiation system are the three unveiled achievements.