ElBaradei says Iran’s nuclear program is legal: report
December 11, 2008
TEHRAN – IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei in a telephone interview with Al Hayat newspaper has reaffirmed that Iran’s nuclear activities are “legal”.“Iranians are working under a legal framework. They have permitted the international (atomic energy) agency to monitor their imported materials,” ElBaradei told the London-based newspaper published on Wednesday.
On the nuclear activities of Syria, the director stated, “The agency still awaits further explanations from Syria.”
“However, the International Atomic Energy Agency cannot deprive Syria from its right to become a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group.” -