Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif

Iran will carry on with full nuclear programme if deal with west collapses

Iran is ready to reinstate its full nuclear programme if the deal agreed with the West collapses, the country’s foreign minister has said.

Speaking on Iranian television, Mohammad Javad Zarif, insisted the country would be able to return its previous levels if the agreement with six western countries is not confirmed.

Mr Zarif, who was the country’s chief negotiator in Lausanne, added that UN sanctions would be lifted immediately once the deal is ratified.

What was described as an agreement in principle will, if confirmed, see Iran abandon plans to enrich uranium at its underground nuclear facility at Fordow.

Mr Zarif’s remarks were seen as an attempt to convince hardliners in Tehran to back the deal.

  • dance…dancetotheradio

    ‘Iran is ready to reinstate its full nuclear programme’
    What do they mean reinstate when they haven’t made any concessions at all?
    They have until Friday, January 20th, 2017 to develop a bomb.
    After that it’s bomb, bomb, bomb Iran.

  • Ron MacDonald

    Drop a bunker buster on the Iranian parliament.

  • Gettingby

    The above link is to an article about Barbary Pirates. What stands out is the fact that the European powers ALL were willing to pay “jizya” to the Moslems as long as the Moslems let the “merchant class” make money. If they kidnapped and enslaved others, raped and murdered others, blackmailed and extorted others, those with money set the tone for all government action, and they couldn’t give a flying fuck about “the people.” Amazingly enough the Moslems didn’t want gold or silver, they wanted guns, gunpowder, cannons, and warships, they very things they needed to keep the extortion racket going and our elites complied. Hundreds of years later the elites are still at it and still supplying the Moslems with the tools of war. The west will allow Iran to have nukes…that is 100% guaranteed.

  • Xavier

    Iran will carry on with full nuclear programme, period.

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  • eMan14

    I thought they said they didn’t have a full nuclear program.