Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon reports:
One of Iran’s top former nuclear negotiators promised that Iran “will never” dismantle its nuclear enrichment program, and that Tehran’s current promises to curb these activates are only temporary.
“Dismantling will never occur on Iranian enrichment program,” Hossein Mousavian, Iran’s former ambassador to Germany and onetime top nuclear negotiator, told the Iranian press over the weekend.
Mousavian’s remarks have bolstered the fears of those who believe that Tehran is just buying time to advance its nuclear program, and came just days before the U.S. Treasury Department transferred $550 million directly to Iran as required under the recently signed interim nuclear agreement.
Mousavian, who currently lives in the United States where he is a research scholar at Princeton University, told the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), that Iran would not accept any long-term limitations on its nuclear activities under a final accord.