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Isfahan UCF Chief: Iran not to bow to threats on nuclear program

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Hamedan, Aug 29, IRNA
Head of Isfahan UCF Nuclear Complex Hossein Faqihian said here Monday, "Iran would not bow to any kind of threat regarding its nuclear program."
Addressing the audience at the country's First Grass root Support for Iran's Peaceful Nuclear Program, held at Hamedan's Imam Khomeini Hosseiniyeh, Isfahan UCF chief added, "Proving that Islamic system is not proficient is among the United States' objectives in pursuing its staunch opposition with Iran's totally peaceful nuclear program." He added, "The United States and other enemies of Islam strongly resist against Iran's scientific and technological advancement." The country's nuclear official reiterated, "The U.S. efforts aimed at halting the progress of Iran's strategic industrial advancement are in this case focussed in Washington's strong and illogical opposition to Iran's access to peaceful nuclear technology."
He added, "Development and advancement of nuclear technology would definitely lead to the blossoming of sciences in various fields, and that is not pleasing at all for the enemies of our system." Faqihian added, "Iran cannot abandon its strategic objectives that disturb the U.S. plans for the region and the world."
He reiterated, "Iran would strongly pursue its nuclear program relying on strong support of the nation."
Another speaker at the gathering, Hamedan Constituency representative at Majlis, Ebrahim Karkhane'ie, too, said, "Taking peaceful advantage of the nuclear energy would lead us towards prosperity and boost our national pride and therefore, getting full access to that technology is our most natural right."
The Hamedan MP added, "If Iran would not take serious steps aimed at setting the foundations of an indigenous nuclear technology today it would face very miserable conditions tomorrow when it would be deprived of it non-renewable oil and gas resorts."
He said, "The Iranian government, the Majlis, and nation, would alertly and consciously insist on securing this natural right, in line with the objectives of the leader of revolution.

Karkhane'ie reiterated, "Neither the Americans, nor the Europeans, can deprive us of taking advantage of that right based on any international rule, or regulation."
The MP said, "If the IAEA Board of Governors would refer Iran's nuclear dossier to the UN Security Council that would be a blot on its own prestige."
Head of the country's Arak Heavy Water Nuclear Complex, Manouchehr Madadi, the next speaker at the conference, too, said, "The most significant duty of Iran's Nuclear Energy Organization is securing the country's access to nuclear energy for peaceful purposes." Madadi added, "Products of Arak Heavy Water Nuclear Complex have usage in medical, sanitary, and pharmaceutical fields as well as a wide range of other scientific purposes."
He said, "The complex in Arak was desisted and put to use with the mighty hands of the Iranian young scientists and we hope to expand its activities in the future."

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