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Salehi: Iran not intending to leave NPT

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Bushehr, Dec 1, IRNA – Head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi said here Monday Iran does not intend to leave nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

According to IRNA, foreign dispatches further quoted Salehi as saying, “The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution says trying to achieve the capability to manufacture the nuclear weapons is a great sin.”

Salehi emphasized, “If we intended to manufacture nuclear weapons we would have left the NPT years ago.”

He added, “We do not intend to leave the NPT.”

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