Jalili Stresses Int'l Support for Iran's N. Rights
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Presidential Candidate and the country's chief negotiator Saeed Jalili reiterated strong international support for Iran's right to access the peaceful nuclear technology.
Speaking in a TV interview on Tuesday evening, Jalili said the 120 member states of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) have repeatedly expressed support for Iran's right to a peaceful nuclear energy program.
In their latest statement in March, the NAM member states extended full support for Iran's peaceful nuclear program.
The NAM member states voiced their support for Iran's peaceful nuclear program, and said diplomacy and dialogue are the only solution to Iran's nuclear issue.
The NAM statement which was read in the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors meeting at the time, stressed that NAM underlines inalienable rights of all countries for development, research, production and use of atomic energy for peaceful goals without any kind of discrimination and upon lawful obligations.
The statement said NAM expresses its appreciation for Director General of IAEA Yukiya Amano for his report concerning implementation of safeguard agreement by Iran and for his impartiality and professionalism of the secretariat of the agency in its activities about implementation of Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in Iran.
NAM confirmed again immunity of peaceful nuclear activities, and called any kind of attack or threat to attack against nuclear installations as violation of international laws and principles of the UN Charter and regulations of IAEA.
NAM persuaded secretariat to refrain from publishing technical details concerning sensitive information in the director general report.
It welcomed constant cooperation between IAEA and Iran, as it was mentioned in the latest report of the director general.