Kharrazi: Iran Ready if Israel Hits Our Nuclear Facilities

Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi considers Israel a threat to his nation's nuclear facilities.

"When there is a threat, you have to take it into consideration and be prepared to react. We are prepared," Kharrazi told Newsweek in an interview.

When asked if Iran will use its Shihab missiles, Kharrazi replied: "There are capabilities that we will use. Shihab missiles are well developed and made in Iran, and we are proud of having them."

The magazine also asked Kharrazi whether Iran supports the two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He replied that if that is what the Palestinians decide they want, then it will not upset Iran. However, he added, "we are for a one-state solution."

Kharrazi also claimed that Iran's nuclear enrichment program "is solely for producing fuel needed in our power plants. It is not for producing nuclear weapons."