Reacting to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s remarks arguing that Iran “has been violating the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)” and that it “continues to hide its secret nuclear program”, the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran’s (AEOI) spokesperson contended that “Netanyahu's biggest lie is that Iran is after nuclear weapons. Iran does not need nuclear weapons given the power balance in the region. Also, ideologically, we have Supreme Leader's fatwa [against such weapons] and legally, no other country is under supervision and inspection of the [International Atomic Energy] Agency so much as Iran”. He added that “of course, Iran enjoys nuclear capability and technology and there is no doubt about that. But these allegations by the Zionist regime [ie, Israel] are aimed at concealing its own ugly face”.
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