Iran's Intel Minister Warns Tehran May Pursue Nuclear Weapon

Posted on AllSides February 10th, 2021
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Iran’s Intelligence Minister warned that the Islamic Republic may pursue nuclear weapons if crippling international sanctions against Tehran are not lifted.

"Our nuclear program is a peaceful one and in the fatwa by the Supreme Leader explicitly stated that the manufacturing of nuclear weapons is forbidden by the Sharia and the Islamic Republic won't go after them and considers seeking them as Haram,” Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said in a statement Tuesday reported by state media.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei signed a fatwa, or religious decree, in the...

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