Tehran firm to make more nuclear achievements while adhering to intl. law

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi says the Islamic Republic is determined to continue its path towards making more nuclear achievements and developing its peaceful nuclear program in line with international regulations.

“We seek to remain committed to international law and obligations and [maintain] interaction with the world based on the three factors of dignity, wisdom and expediency to expedite our [nuclear] progress and achievements,” Salehi said in an address to a ceremony to mark the 15th anniversary of Iran’s National Nuclear Technology Day on Saturday.

He added that support of the Iranian nation and reinforcement of national unity would help the AEOI materialize macro purposes of the country in the strategic nuclear industry.

“Despite all restrictions and pressures resulting from the imposition of illegal and cruel sanctions by ill-wishers of the Islamic Iran, different plans and projects have been pursued powerfully [by the country] in various fields of nuclear science and technology,” the Iranian nuclear chief said.

He said the development of 133 new nuclear achievements in different industrial, health and agricultural sectors proved Iran’s determination to continue its nuclear progress.

He noted that some of the new achievements include the production of centrifuges needed in blood transfusion centers, the industrial production of medical-grade titanium used for manufacturing implants in human body and the production of new radiopharmaceuticals.