Friday, November 26, 2004

Iran nuclear dispute headed to 'normalisation'

IranMania News: "Iran nuclear dispute headed to 'normalisation'

Friday, November 26, 2004 - ©2004 IranMania.com
LONDON, Nov 26 (IranMania) - The standoff between Iran and the international community over its nuclear programme is headed towards "normalisation", a top cleric said on Friday, despite a row over whether Tehran has fully suspend uranium enrichment.

"It is excluded that the issue will come before the UN Security Council. The affair is heading towards normalisation," Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati said in a Friday sermon in Tehran.

"Everything has gone well up until now. We are hoping to obtain everything that we want," said Jannati, who heads the powerful Guardians Council -- a body that screens all the Islamic republic's laws and candidates for public office.

According to AFP, his upbeat comments, broadcast on public radio, came despite deadlock in talks at the UN atomic agency in Vienna after Tehran asked for exemptions from a deal with the European Union to suspend key nuclear fuel cycle works.

Tehran is hoping that the deal will mean that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) does not recommend that the country is hauled before the UN Security Council over its nuclear programme.

"The United States is going to try to provoke as many problems as possible. We hope that the Europeans are going to respect their promise and will act according to the agreement," said Jannati.

"The Qoran says: if one of the sides in a pact violates his engagements then throw the deal back in his face," he added, describing the decision to suspend enrichment as a "bitter poison"."

NAM says Iran's nuclear dossier should take normal course

Description of Selected News: "NAM says Iran's nuclear dossier should take normal course

Tehran Times Political Desk
VIENNA (MNA) The ambassadors from the Non-Aligned Movement countries which are members of the IAEA Board of Governors issued an official statement on Thursday saying that Iran's nuclear dossier should be removed from the agenda of the board and followed up as a normal case based on the NPT safeguards agreements.
Stressing the need for Iran to only use nuclear technology for peaceful purposes, NAM ambassadors stated that the suspension of uranium enrichment activities should be lifted after a confirmation of the peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear activities.
The NAM ambassadors also called for the Middle East to be made a WMD-free zone and said Israel should join the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty without any delay."

Description of Selected News

Description of Selected News: "NAM says Iran's nuclear dossier should take normal course

Tehran Times Political Desk
VIENNA (MNA) The ambassadors from the Non-Aligned Movement countries which are members of the IAEA Board of Governors issued an official statement on Thursday saying that Iran's nuclear dossier should be removed from the agenda of the board and followed up as a normal case based on the NPT safeguards agreements.
Stressing the need for Iran to only use nuclear technology for peaceful purposes, NAM ambassadors stated that the suspension of uranium enrichment activities should be lifted after a confirmation of the peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear activities.
The NAM ambassadors also called for the Middle East to be made a WMD-free zone and said Israel should join the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty without any delay."

Description of Selected News

Description of Selected News: "NAM says Iran's nuclear dossier should take normal course

Tehran Times Political Desk
VIENNA (MNA) The ambassadors from the Non-Aligned Movement countries which are members of the IAEA Board of Governors issued an official statement on Thursday saying that Iran's nuclear dossier should be removed from the agenda of the board and followed up as a normal case based on the NPT safeguards agreements.
Stressing the need for Iran to only use nuclear technology for peaceful purposes, NAM ambassadors stated that the suspension of uranium enrichment activities should be lifted after a confirmation of the peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear activities.
The NAM ambassadors also called for the Middle East to be made a WMD-free zone and said Israel should join the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty without any delay."