Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Former Iran leader said to admit country pursued nukes

A former Iranian president admitted this week that the country’s nuclear program was started with the intent of building a nuclear weapon, Iranian dissidents said.

The reported comments by Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani to the state-run IRNA news agency would appear to mark the first time a top Iranian official — current or former — has said the country sought a nuclear weapon, in contravention of repeated assurances by the regime that its enrichment program is and always has been peaceful.   (READ MORE)