TEHRAN, June 7 (Mehr News Agency) — The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations has said the time has come for the International Atomic Energy Agency to end the political arguments over Iran’s nuclear program that it has been using ad nauseam.
Ambassador Ali Asghar Soltanieh made the remarks in response to IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano’s statement on Monday, in which he said that Iran seems to have carried out nuclear-related activities with possible military links until recently.
The IAEA has received “further information related to possible past or current undisclosed nuclear-related activities that seem to point to the existence of possible military dimensions to Iran’s nuclear program”, Amano said in his introductory statement at a meeting of the 35-member IAEA Board of Governors in Vienna on Monday.
“There are indications that certain of these activities may have continued until recently,” he added.
However, Amano did not say where the evidence came from, nor did he provide details about the allegations.
Speaking to reporters on Monday, Soltanieh dismissed Amano’s remarks, saying that there is no substance to the information that has been provid…