Sunday, July 28, 2008
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told US television in an interview released Monday that Tehran was not working to build nuclear weapons.
Asked if Iran sought to be a nuclear power, the president told NBC television: “We are not working to manufacture a bomb. We don’t believe in a nuclear bomb.”
The comment was released in a partial transcript of the NBC interview, which is to be aired in full later on Monday. Ahmadinejad was speaking through an interpreter.
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