Iran renounces nuclear weapons at any level including global, regional

Tehran (IP) – Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs said the Islamic Republic of Iran strongly rejects the preservation, storage, development, use, and proliferation of nuclear weapons at the global and regional levels.

Iran PressAmerica: Speaking at the International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, held at the UN headquarters in New York, Reza Najafi described the occasion as an opportunity to renew the global efforts on the pursuit and destruction of nuclear weapons an essential priority.

The representative of Iran in this meeting also considered the rejection of the negotiations for nuclear disarmament contrary to the explicit commitment of some countries to Article 6 of this treaty and blamed the United States for the stalemate in the global talks in this regard and said: "We urge the United States and other nuclear powers to respect their international obligations and to implement them as soon as possible."

Najafi said: "Iran emphasizes the importance of implementing the 1995 resolution of the Review Conference on West Asia and considers the Israeli regime's nuclear weapons a threat to peace and security in the West Asian region and other parts of the world."

Also, in response to the baseless allegations made by the Saudi Foreign Minister regarding Iran's nuclear program, the Iranian delegation to the United Nations denied the allegations, emphasizing the need to clarify Saudi nuclear activities under the auspices of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and through the implementation of the comprehensive nuclear safeguards agreement. 

He also demanded stopping any international cooperation with Saudi Arabia if the IAEA requests were not met.


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