United Nations Approves Ahmadinejad's Proposal on Nuclear Disarmament

November 3, 2005

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's proposal to the World Summit in New York last September on nuclear disarmament was approved by United Nations committee less than two weeks prior to the beginning of the seasonal meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

The Resolution called on the nuclear countries to take effective measures for nuclear disarmament.

It was approved while the western nuclear states voted against it.

Meanwhile, a statement issued by EU to hide their dual approach towards Iran's nuclear program said that though principles included in Iran's proposed resolution, but, for their objection was to prevent so-called "Tehran's Political Objectives".

The European Union has claimed that the approval of the Resolution under the current political conditions is not constructive, given that Tehran's compliance with its commitments is on the agenda of the UN nuclear watchdog.

The dual approach of the West towards the country's nuclear dossier is taken up despite Iran's repeated insistence on its policy on using nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.

According to the recent remarks of the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Larijani, the information recently presented to the IAEA inspectors on P1 and P2 centrifuges to clarify the ambiguities about the peaceful nature of Iranian nuclear program was in line with the European policy to approve Iran's proposed resolution.

The policy was taken up while the EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy, Javier Solana, in his latest remarks said that Europe is determined to resume negotiation and hoped for the relevant announcement to be made prior to the November 15 meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors.

This is while Larijani has underlined, "Iran is prefers objective-oriented negotiations and that it should aim to ensure that Iran's nuclear program will not be deviated from Non-Proliferation Treaty.

"We certainly give priority to solving the issue through talks.

However, the important point is to achieve our goals during the negotiations." Larijani has also stressed that in addition to negotiations, there are other ways for achieving the desired result.

While the IAEA next meeting will be held in less than two weeks, Iran expects good understanding from the negotiating parties, France, Britain and Germany.

The negotiating parties withheld understanding in the process of voting for Iranian proposed resolution on nuclear disarmament at UN General Assembly.