Iran slams UN watchdog’s draft uranium resolution — RT World News


The head of the country’s Atomic Energy Organization slammed the agency’s ‘wrong measure’

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) draft resolution condemning Iran will not prevent the country from pursuing its nuclear goals, said Mohammad Eslami, the head of the National Atomic Energy Organization . The official commented on the matter on Sunday, referring to the UN watchdog’s stance that Tehran had refused to cooperate in an investigation into traces of uranium allegedly found on its soil.

The nuclear programs of the Islamic Republic of Iran are progressing in accordance with the strategic action plan of the Parliament, and the publication of multiple resolutions against Iran will not disrupt the progress of these programs.Eslami said at an event in Isfahan. He denounced the IAEA’s decision as a “wrong measurementand swore a “firm answerto the hostility of the agency.

Iran’s Foreign Ministry also issued a statement condemning the “illogical and destructive» IAEA resolution on Sunday. Spokesman Nasser Kanaani pointed out that Tehran’s nuclear program was the most transparent in the world under the agency’s supervision and had been inspected more than those of other countries.

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The country’s ambassador to the IAEA, Mohsen Naziri-Asl, accused the United States and its European allies of presenting “false information and baseless claims to justify their unconstructive approach to the Board of Governorsin an effort to politicize and militarize the organization against Iran.

The IAEA on Thursday ratified a draft resolution condemning Iran for failing to cooperate in an investigation into nuclear traces that the agency says were found at three “undeclared nuclear sites” in the country.

Tehran has insisted that the IAEA end its uranium trace investigation as a precondition for reviving the 2015 nuclear deal that collapsed in 2018 when then-US President Donald Trump , withdrew Washington from the agreement and that the other partners did not honor their commitments.

While Israel has been warning for more than two decades that the country is about to build a nuclear bomb, Iran says it only wants the technology for peaceful purposes.

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