Tehran, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said today in this capital that his country”s nuclear program is irreversible, and the Western must recognize his nation”s right to it.
“The only way to solve the dispute on the nuclear development program is through the Western powers’ collaboration,” said the Iranian president.
Ahmadinejad gave an improvised press conference shortly before a session of the Cabinet about the talks with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), scheduled for
this Wednesday in Tehran.
Questioned about the insistence of the IAEA delegation to visit Parchin military base, near this capital, the Iranian president said that his country has laws, regulations, and treaties with that entity, and the rights of the Iranian people must be taken into consideration.
Ahmadinejad’s statements came as the IAEA deputy director, Herman Nackaerts, arrived in Tehran on Wednesday to attend the rounds of talks on the Iranian nuclear program, to begin today.
According to official sources, the iranian party to talks is headed by ambassador to the
IAEA Ali Asqar Soltaniyeh.