“The reason behind all Western hurly-burly over Iran’s nuclear energy issue, the invasion of
Iraq, the Greater Middle East
Initiative, et cetera, is the spread of Shia thought,” Larijani
Iran’s nuclear program goes back to 40 years ago
now, he said, adding, “Several contracts had been signed between the shah of
Iran and certain Western countries
but all those contracts were vitiated after the Islamic
Fossil fuels will be depleted within 30 years and the nations’ need for
nuclear energy is on a rapid rise, Larijani noted, adding that contrary to U.S.
President George W. Bush’s claim who says an international fuel bank will be
there with international guarantees for supplying fuel to the countries in need,
there would be no such guarantee in the international arena.
The West is trying to revitalize a feudal order within the context of the
globalization theory and deprive the third world countries of their right to
nuclear energy, but Iran has violated this “feudalistic”
limit, the top national security official observed.
“We are not seeking an atom bomb, but nuclear technology
is a strategic one and we need to avail ourselves of this technology,” Larijani