Report: Iran will promise UN not to seek bomb

In 2005, Iran's top leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, issued a religious edict "banning production, storage and use of nuclear weapons."

Report: Iran will promise UN not to seek bomb

World Bulletin / News Desk

A news agency says Iran plans to submit a written promise to the United Nations that it will not seek nuclear weapons.

The Tuesday report by the semi-official Mehr news agency quotes Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi as saying, "Iran plans to declare in the U.N. that it will never go after nuclear bombs. "

Rahimi did not say when the promise would be delivered.

Iran has repeatedly denied West accusations that it is pursuing weapons construction under cover of its nuclear program.

In 2005, Iran's top leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, issued a religious edict "banning production, storage and use of nuclear weapons."

Last Mod: 13 Mart 2013, 11:14
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