Jan 9, 2014, 2:45 PM
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Iran powerful country across globe, MP

Boroujerd, Lorestan Prov, Jan 9, IRNA – A senior lawmaker said Thursday that Iran is undoubtedly a powerful country in the world.

Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of Majlis, made the remarks in a local ceremony in this western province.

Today, the global arrogance, is making its all-out efforts to prevent Iran from achieving economic prosperity, he noted.

Referring to the recent visits to Iran of several European delegations, the MP said Iran welcomes such trips and defends its national interests during the meetings.

Whether they want or not, today, Iran is a nuclear power with respect to its peaceful nuclear activities, he said, stressing Iran is against building nuclear bombs.

Today, the Islamic Republic enjoys 19,000 installed centrifuges, he further announced.

Boroujerdi reiterated that based on guidelines of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Tehran believes that even one nuclear bomb threatens global peace.