Tehran 0
16 September 2019

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Ali Akbar Salehi, remarked that “Iran has always made it clear that acquiring, producing, stockpiling, and eventually the used of weapons of mass destruction is neither legitimate under religious principles nor envisaged in Iran’s defence doctrine”. He further noted that “although the [nuclear] deal has been praised as an outstanding achievement of years of diplomatic efforts, respective states have failed to go beyond expressing regret for the violation of UN Security Council resolution 2231 by the U.S. administration”. Salehi also emphasised that “Iran’s partial cessation of its commitments is reversible in case of full and effective implementation of JCPOA by the remaining parties to the deal”.

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