Sanandaj, Kordestan Prov, Nov 15, IRNA-President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said here Wednesday that Iran will soon celebrate a nuclear victory thanks to the efforts of Iranian youth and experts.
President Ahmadinejad, who arrived in the western city of Sanandaj Wednesday morning heading a high-ranking delegation for a two-day visit, made the disclosure while addressing local residents at Shahid Malek-Nia Stadium.
"The passage of time will be in favor of the Iranian nation while Western states will move backward with every passing day. They (have no alternative) but to acknowledge the rights of the Iranian nation," he said.
"The Iranian nation is taking a major step towards accessing peaceful nuclear energy with every passing day.
"Certain colonial states have monopolized nuclear energy and try to impose their own demands on other states...they do not want other nations to achieve progress," he added.
The president moreover said that whenever and wherever weapons of mass destruction are found, their origins can be traced to the US and its allies, adding that their depots are full of chemical weapons and weapons of mass destruction (WMDs).
"The Iranian nation desires progress and is kind. Our people do not use bullying."
Ahmadinejad said Kordestan was a respected province and its residents known in history for their defense of their homeland.
Ahmadinejad in this provincial visit will travel to its various cities and meet with local residents to discuss their problems.
Sanandaj, capital of the western province of Kurdestan, has a population of over 400,000 people.
President Ahmadinejad's current visit is his 20th to various provinces of the country since the start of his initiative of bringing the government closer to the people.
He and his cabinet have already visited the provinces of Tehran South Khorasan, Sistan-Baluchestan, Ilam, Qom, Hormuzgan, Bushehr, Chahar Mahal and Bakhtiari, Lorestan, Golestan, Kohgilouyeh and Boyer Ahmad and Khorassan Razavi, Zanjan, Markazi, Qazvin and Hamedan, East Azarbaijan, North Khorassan and Ardebil.
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