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Publish Date: 11:06 - 06 March 2021
Saturday, 06 March 2021_Iran’s ambassador to international organizations in Vienna has criticized a “preferential treatment” given to the Israeli regime that allows it to press ahead with advancing its nuclear weapons program in defiance of international calls, saying Tel Aviv’s activities at a highly-secretive nuclear facility pose a serious threat to regional and international security and stability.

Iran says Israel’s development of clandestine nuclear weapons facility serious threat to security, stabilityIn a statement addressed to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Board of Governors on Thursday, Kazem Gharibabadi said that all in the Middle East region, except the Israeli regime, are parties to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and have undertaken to accept the Agency's comprehensive Safeguards.

Therefore, he added, the “development of a clandestine nuclear weapon program by this regime (Israel) poses a continuing serious threat not only to the security and stability of the region and the world, but also to the effectiveness and efficiency of the NPT and the Agency's safeguards regime.”

He emphasized that Israel is also not a party to any other major treaties governing weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

Citing commercial satellite imagery of the facility, the International Panel on Fissile Material (IPFM), a group of independent nuclear experts from 17 countries, reported last month that “significant new construction” had been underway at the Dimona complex.

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