Ex-AEOI Head:

Tehran (IP) - The Former Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said in an exclusive interview with Iran Press that Tehran should reconsider the implementation of the Additional Protocol it has voluntarily adopted and to make changes in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Iran PressIran news: The former head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said that Martyred Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was a very capable director who served for about 20 to 25 years and that the enemies should know that the organization that this martyr had set up in the field of nuclear knowledge will continue its work.

In an exclusive interview with Iran Press on Saturday, Fereydoun Abbasi added that if he was assassinated, it was because of enmity and his martyrdom has no effect on the scientific and technical plans of the Islamic Republic of Iran. These people are knowledgeable and have the power to manage, organize, and reproduce manpower, which is costly for the enemy, and when they cannot attract these people, they physically eliminate them.

Abbasi talked about the continuation of the path of martyred Fakhrizadeh, saying: "The Iranian scientific community does not work individually and works as an organization and there are achievements in the country as well as a continuation of his path in this field."

The former head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said that the history of assassinations shows that Israel was behind these terrorist acts, highlighting that the assassination of Martyred Fakhrizadeh must have been planned and carried out by Israeli agents, because from years ago they were collecting information in different countries, even inside our country about nuclear martyrs and also Mr. Fakhrizadeh.

Abbasi talked about how Mr. Fakhrizadeh was identified and the role of IAEA inspectors in this regard, noting: "Information about Mr. Fakhrizadeh has been collected for many years. No matter how positive we consider the agency; the information they collect is on the agency's computer and will be spread through cyberspace."

The former head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran added: "This information is placed in foreign intelligence services that work on the Islamic Republic, which are trying to weaken our system. In such circumstances, we do not need to give information and access to them."

"The data they collect is complementary to non-agency-related data so that they can carry out plans for assassination or explosion or industrial destruction and other sabotage in our industries," Abbasi said.

He referred to the type of approach and cooperation of Iran with the IAEA after the assassination of martyred Fakhrizadeh, saying: "We do not have to cooperate much with the Agency, and we have to reconsider the implementation of the Additional Protocol, which was voluntary. We must even change the cooperation with the Agency and other data collection centers in the world."

The former head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran added: "We cooperate with the international community and follow the rules of international regulation, but it should not be one-sided. Iran should enjoy its rights and then fulfill its duties."

Abbasi stated that these assassinations show that the more we cooperate, the more they want; For example, JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) was imposed on the country, and some people accepted it because JCPOA is the punishment of the guilty. They presumed us guilty and imposed that on the country, but it was not enough for them. We discussed the nuclear issue, but it did not end, and they told us to discuss the missile and also to leave the region.


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