MPs oblige govˈt to protect nuclear achievements

Tehran, Feb 3, IRNA – Iranian lawmakers approved a motion on Tuesday which, if turned to a law, aims to oblige the government to safeguard the countryˈs nuclear achievements.
The motion was passed by a vote of 173 to 9 with 5 deputies abstaining.

On the necessity of its approval, MP Ebrahim Karkhaneh said the United States government has exerted its utmost during the past 35 years to stop the progress of Iran, but it has failed.

He added that after over 12 years of nuclear negotiations in which Iran has shown much flexibility, especially during the past year, the US still calls Iran ˈunreliableˈ and insists that Iran should limit its nuclear activities so that they do not go beyond their wishes.

ˈFurthermore, they say they are not ready to lift all sanctions even if an agreement is reached.ˈ

The parliamentarian also said the motion is a way to support Iranˈs negotiating team so that they can present the wishes of Iranian nation in the talks with the Group 5+1 of world powers.

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