A nuclear deal, then a choice to co-operate on extremism

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Author(s) Javad Zarif
Source Financial Times
Date July 8, 2015
URL http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/c9317846-255d-11e5-bd83-71cb60e8f08c.html#axzz3gKS3nb8T
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Quotes-start.png Some say they are trying to shut down this or that pathway to the bomb. The agreement within our reach will do just that through a plethora of measures. But the truth is that there really is only one pathway to the bomb, and that is through a political decision to build a nuclear weapon. Sober strategic calculations, and more importantly our religious obligations, have firmly distanced Iran from this calamity, and these calculations have been put to the test. Even under attack by weapons of mass destruction, by Saddam Hussein in the 1980s, Iran did not respond in kind. Such weapons have always been strictly prohibited by the Supreme Leaders of the Islamic Revolution. Quotes-end.png


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This item argues for the position Plan is beneficial on the topic Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.