Ali Akbar Salehi
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Well I don't know if I will be phased out it depends on the president who comes. He may keep me, he may not keep me.
Well, I have never heard of anyone saying that we will be responding, but what we have said is that what Israel has done is a serious issue. This air strike, I would call it an intervention (aimed at) inflicting harm on another country and another people, is not allowed by international conventions and by UN conventions. So what Israel has committed is against international rules and regulations and it may have serious consequences.
Well, we are basing our information on what we have received from the Syrian government. (…) Even the UN has responded to this, the UN Secretary General. If this has not happened, how is it that the UN Secretary General has taken a position in this regard?
The promotion of nuclear security is exclusively the responsibility of a state. Security Council must end using such issues as a pretext to act as a legislative body. Instead it should stick to its charter-based responsibilities and utilise its authority to act against those states undertaking cyber attacks and sabotage in the peaceful nuclear facilities, and (who) kill nuclear scientists of other countries.
Iran's solution is that the opposition and the (Syrian) government should sit down and talk, within the framework set out by Kofi Annan in his six-point plan and the supplementary one. His plan could be effective in resolving the crisis in Syria.
Just like we have weathered the storm in the last 32 years with the help of God and efforts that we make, we will be able to survive this as well.
Iran has become self-sufficient in the entire fuel cycle, starting from (uranium) exploration, mining and then turning it into yellowcake and converting it to UF6 and then turning it into fuel plates or pellets.
The result of such huge efforts has always led to the most essential conclusion by the agency that there has been no diversion to non-peaceful activities.