Joe Sittizen- the right is inherent unless stated otherwise. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 29.10.09 | 13:36 (IST)

    Who says Iran has the "right" to develop nuclear weapons? I don`t ever recall seeing a UN charter or international law or treaty that says so. Quite the opposite.- Joe Sittizen Iran has every right. But to do so it would have to reject the NPT. No country in the world has asked for, or received approval from the UN or anyone to develop nuclear weapons. Iran would be on firm legal ground if it chose to abrogate the NPT. There are several countries that have nuclear weapons and have not signed the NPT. But the issue here is not about nuclear weapons, but rather its nuclear energy program. On a different note, I do not see that there is much to distinguish between Iran and Israel. While not a fan of Iran they at least have not annexed conquered land and subjugated a people for 40 years.

    from the article: U.S. awaiting formal response from Iran on nuclear draft deal
    First published 10:23 29.10.09 | Last updated 22:55 29.10.09
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