Khamenei says the West could not stop Iran from building nuclear arms if it chose to


Dubai (Reuters) – The West could not stop Iran from building nuclear weapons if Tehran wanted a pursue a nuclear arms programme, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, amid mounting tensions over the country’s advanced nuclear work.

“Talks about Tehran’s nuclear weapons is a lie and they (the West) know it. We do not want nuclear arms based on our religious believes. Otherwise they would not have been able to stop it,” Khamenei said, according to state media.

Share post:



For Kuwait’s new emir, Saudi ties are seen as key

Kuwait (Reuters) - Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah was named...

Pope Francis deplores Israeli killings of civilians at Gaza church

Vatican City (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Sunday again...

Palestinians must find new path from Israeli rule after war, top official says

Ramallah (Reuters) - Immediately after Israel's war in Gaza...

Israel says it struck Hezbollah sites after attacks from Lebanon

Jerusalem/Beirut (Reuters) - Israel said on Sunday it had...