Iran Repeats Lie of Anti-Nuclear Fatwa After Lawmaker Boasts It Already Has Nukes

Iran Repeats Lie of Anti-Nuclear Fatwa After Lawmaker Boasts It Already Has Nukes


The Foreign Ministry of Iran insisted in a briefing on Monday that the nation’s terrorist regime would not pursue nuclear weapons development and would abide by international law on weapons of mass destructions (WMDs).

The remarks followed commentary in Iranian media by a prominent member of Parliament who claimed that Iran already possessed nuclear weapons, but its authorities were lying about it to appear to be abiding by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or 2015 Iran nuclear deal. The lawmaker, Ahmad Bakhshayesh Ardestani, made his remarks shortly after a visit to Iran by the head of the U.N.’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, who lamented upon returning to Europe that the current state of nuclear inspections in Iran was “completely unsatisfactory.”

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