Ahmadinejad: Proliferation of N. Weapons Clear Violation of Human Rights
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad condemned proliferation of the Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) by the world powers, and said production of such weapons, specially atomic warheads, is a blatant violation of human rights.
Such moves that threaten lives of world nations are other examples of human rights violations, Ahmadinejad said, addressing the fifth annual Bali Democracy Forum underway in Indonesia on Thursday.
Massacre of innocent people in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan as well as broad suppression of freedom and legitimate rights of nations along with terrorism and establishment of military and intelligence bases of big powers aimed at imposing backwardness on other nations are among other examples of colonial approaches and violation of rights of nations, the President reiterated.
He also underlined that democracy will be established only through global commitment to justice and freedom, saying it will never comes out of guns, and described democracy as the latest human achievement that can be directed to administration of justice throughout the world.
In a real democratic government, he said, the governors should move towards justice and freedom.
He then referred to occupation of the Palestinian lands by the Zionist regime, and said it is an obvious example of colonialism and blatant violation of human rights.