Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
 -
Iran says ElBaradei report approves its peaceful use of nuke program
+ -
08:57, May 28, 2008

 Related News
 Iran's Supreme Leader: Israel "helpless" in confronting Palestinians
 Iranian soldiers kill nine drug traffickers
 EU calls on new Iranian parliament to contribute to Iran prosperity
 Iran's new parliament opens
 FM: Iran works for dialogue among Lebanese parties
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
Iranian Ambassador to IAEA Ali Asghar Soltanieh said here Tuesday the report of the IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei approved that all atomic programs of Iran are for peaceful use and no nuclear-related military programs were found.

He reaffirmed that Iran had clarified all unresolved problems, saying that "we have made necessary explanations" to all questions and Iran would continue "cooperating with IAEA."

However, some media pointed out that ElBaradei's latest report, which was circulated Monday evening to the UN Security Council and the IAEA Board of Governors still showed serious concern on the nuclear programs of Iran.

Therefore, the agency would require "substantive explanations" from Iran to support its statements on the alleged studies and other information with a possible military dimension.

Some media even said the report mentioned Iran's uranium enrichment facilities were still on increase.

So far the report has not been published. However, according to media in Vienna, this draft report was a development on the report which was published on Feb. 22 and said Iran did not offer enough explanation on some problems, especially those ranged over high explosives testing and the missile re-entry vehicle project as well as uranium-related components.

Meanwhile, some media said Iran had so far 3,500 uranium enrichment centrifuges installed at its Natanz nuclear facility and this number would increase to about 6,000 by the end of this summer.

On the other hand, Iran emphasized repeatedly that its nuclear researches were only for peaceful purpose. However, western countries especially the U.S insisted suspecting on Iran's nuclear-related programs.

The UN Security Council has imposed three times tough sanctions on Iran for its on-going uranium enrichment programs.

This draft report from ElBaradei will be discussed on the IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, which would be held in Vienna from June 2 to June 6.

Source:Xinhua



  Your Message:   Most Commented:
Flower
Western media are giving us a "lecture"
Poll: Bush most unpopular president
CNN president apologizes for Jack Cafferty's remarks on China
Cheer up, China! Cheer up, Wenchuan!

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90777/90854/6419769.pdf