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TEHRAN, June 28. /TASS/. The Islamic Republic of Iran ahs never strived for obtaining nuclear weapons, the country’s President Hassan Rouhani told a meeting with commanders of the national armed forces on Sunday.
"The Islamic Republic of Iran has never been and will never be after building destructive and inhumane weapons," Press TV quoted him. He reiterated the peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear programme.
"When the enemy attempts to present false perceptions of Iran to the world, we should, in return, make our utmost efforts to clear these wrong perceptions," President Rouhani said.
He pointed to Iran’s proposal World Against Violence and Extremism (WAVE), which was adopted by the United Nations in the form of a resolution, saying that the approval of the resolution went a long way in countering the false images of Iran, Press TV reported.
From June 17, practically ongoing is the final round of the negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 countries (five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany) on a final version of an agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme. The document will contain an action plan consisting of several sets of themes, such as the parameters of the enrichment programme, nuclear research, international cooperation, verification activities by the IAEA, clarity regarding likely military uses, the terms and rules of lifting the UN Security Council sanctions and unilateral restrictions imposed by the United States and the European Union, the review mechanism to enforce the agreement and resolve disputes, and the agreement’s duration.