Peter Jenkins : Iran Cooperating With IAEA

Britain’s former representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency Peter Jenkins has said that Iran has honestly and sincerely been cooperating with the UN nuclear watchdog.

Jenkins made ​​the remarks in a recent interview with BBC Persian service in response to a question about the claims that Iran has not provided answers about the alleged weapons studies.

Jenkins said he does not think that’s the case and believes that Iran has been honestly cooperate with the IAEA and its inspectors.

The bone of contention between Iran and the West, said the West says Tehran must stop uranium enrichment component of its nuclear program, but Iran rejects that view.

And Iran is in good agreement with the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, because each country has the right to develop peaceful nuclear energy under the NPT, said Jenkins.

Former British representative to the IAEA also referred to the pressure and sanctions imposed by the West on Iran, saying that the experiences of recent years have shown that the continuation of this trend can not help resolve the dispute over nuclear program Iran.

It would be better if Western countries learn a lesson from their past mistakes and engage in open negotiations with Iran, he said, adding that a peaceful solution can resolve the nuclear issue of Iran based on the NPT.

Asked about the fact that he believed Iran’s nuclear activities have a military dimension, Jenkins said he believed that Tehran is seeking nuclear weapons, but the reports prepared by the institutions of U.S. intelligence and the IAEA on nuclear activities Iran’s peaceful made ​​him change his mind.


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