Library Documents on Iran's Chemical Program

January 7, 1998
MR. JAFARZADEH: Good day, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to our press conference today.
January 1, 1998
Excerpts . . . Scope Note The Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) submitted this report in response to a Congressionally directed action in Section 721 of the FY 1997 Intelligence Authorization Act. The act requires that: "(a) Not later than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, and every 6 months thereafter, the Director of...
November 5, 1997
. . . Declaration made upon ratification:"The Islamic Republic of Iran, on the basis of the Islamic principles and beliefs, considers chemical weapons inhuman, and has consistently been on the vanguard of the international efforts to abolish these weapons and prevent their use.
November 5, 1997
On 3 November 1997, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction (Convention or CWC) with the Secretary-General of the United Nations. In accordance with the provision of...
May 6, 1997
I wish to thank you for the invitation to appear before the Subcommittee today. My colleagues and I at the University of Georgia are involved in studies of the issues being addressed by the Subcommittee. I am pleased to share our work with you and members of Congress.
May 6, 1997
It is an honor to testify before this subcommittee. There are few issues of greater national security interest to the United States than Iran's acquisition of nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) weapons. For that reason, I am grateful for this opportunity to present my views to the subcommittee. Before continuing, let me note that my testimony...
April 17, 1997
OPENING STATEMENT I'd like to welcome everyone to today's hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on the Near East and South Asia. The topic of our hearing is: Iran and Proliferation: Is the US doing enough? Washington is a town where people can and will disagree about anything. It is therefore, my great pleasure to hold a...
April 17, 1997
Mr. Chairman, and Members of the Subcommittee, I would like to thank you for the opportunity to testify before you today on an issue of vital national interest, U.S. policy on Iran. I want to review with you Iran's pattern of unacceptable behavior, our response to that behavior, our work to bring our friends and allies into closer harmony with...
February 5, 1997
Mr. Chairman, thank you for the opportunity to address this committee today on threats to US national security.
June 19, 1996
Preventing the proliferation of dangerous weapons is key to preserving the security of America in the post-Cold War world. The Clinton Administration has made controlling the spread of such weapons one of its highest priorities. Let me describe our major accomplishments, and then turn to the challenges ahead. Accomplishments The indefinite...