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Iran not seeking atomic bomb, nuclear expert

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Vienna, Nov 3, IRNA -- A nuclear expert said here that the Islamic Republic of Iran is not seeking nuclear bomb.

Behrouz Bayat, former consultant at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said all activities in Iran's Fordo site are transparent and under full supervision of the UN nuclear watchdog.

As to Parchin site, Bayat said its activities have been exaggerated by the IAEA and its Director General Yukiya Amano.

He further criticized the disinformation made about the clean-up process of the Parchin site.

The expert described talks between Iran and the Group 5+1- the US, Britain, France, Russia and China plus Germany- as promising.

He said the two sides have proved their strong political will to reach agreement, expressing hope that the they would agree on Irans right for enrichment and lifting of the sanctions.

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