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Iran’s supreme leader ‘has no intention’ to make or use nuclear weapons – Japan’s PM

RT | June 13, 2019

Tehran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, according to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

“Supreme Leader Khamenei made a comment that the country will not and should not make, hold or use nuclear weapons, and that it has no such intentions,” Abe told reporters in Tehran on Thursday following his meeting with Khamenei.

The previous day, Abe called on Iran to play a constructive role in securing peace and stability in the Middle East, saying that Tokyo is determined to do everything it can to help, Reuters reported.

June 13, 2019 - Posted by | Militarism | ,


  1. Encouraging; good on PM Abe Shinzo for a neutral, peaceful role (surely centered on the economics dynamic vis-à-vis Japan and its interests, and why not?). However, I recall a statement (fatwa) issued by Khamenei or his predecessor in 2007 when the exact same commitment was made — no nuclear weapons for Iran — so this is effectively no more than a validating position by Iran. Leave the nukes up to the arrogant criminal Ziomonster, the “tough neighbor” in the mix….


    Comment by roberthstiver | June 13, 2019 | Reply

  2. The USA has never forgiven Iran for ridding itself of America’s Stooge ruler, The Shah, placed there by the Anglo/Americans, to gorge themselves on Iranian Oil.
    Get over it Washington, and move on.


    Comment by Brian Harry, Australia | June 13, 2019 | Reply

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