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Supreme leader denies seeking nuclear arms

February 20, 2010

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— From the deck of Iran’s new guided-missile destroyer, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei denied Friday that Tehran was seeking nuclear weapons and criticized the U.S. military presence in the Gulf.

His comments came as international concern rose over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions a day after the International Atomic Energy Agency said it may currently be working on making a nuclear warhead, suggesting for the first time that the Islamic Republic had either resumed such work or never stopped at the time U.S. intelligence thought it did.

Russia, which has been on the fence about whether to impose new U.N. sanctions against Iran, said it was “very alarmed” over Tehran’s failure to prove its nuclear program is peaceful.

Khamenei said his country was not developing nuclear weapons because Islam forbids weapons of mass destruction.

Comments

Brent Garner 5 years, 3 months ago

Denies seeking nuclear weapons!

Oh?

  1. Explain, then, how you are going to turn your higher enriched uranium (20%) into fuel rods when your country doesn't even have a fuel processing facility or a facility for making fuel rods.
  2. Explain recent reports showing that your scientists have be experiementing with 2 point implosion which has one and only one application and that is to detonate a nuclear device.

Stuart Evans 5 years, 3 months ago

well since he denies it, i guess we should all just go home and forget about it. sorry about that Iran, we didn't realize you were serious when you said "no really, trust me"

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