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Khamenei says US couldn’t stop Iran getting bomb

Posted By yihan On February 17, 2013 @ 6:17 am In World News | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
February 17, 2013

Iran has no intention of developing nuclear weapons but if it wanted to, the United States could not thwart it, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday.

“We believe nuclear weapons must be abolished and we have no intention of building” such weaponry, Khamenei said in remarks posted on his website leader.ir.

But, Khamenei said, “if Iran had such intentions, the US could in no way prevent it” from building an atomic bomb.

The West and Israel suspect the Islamic republic is masking the development of a nuclear weapons capability under the guise of a programme Iran insists is purely aimed at peaceful purposes.

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