US: Iran hasn't convinced world nuclear program is peaceful

By REUTERS
February 24, 2012 23:12




WASHINGTON - A new report from the International Atomic Energy Agency only confirms that Iran's nuclear program is proceeding in violation of the United Nations and for non-peaceful purposes, the White House said on Friday.

Tommy Vietor, a spokesman for the White House National Security Council, said the UN nuclear agency's report showed that Iran continued to pursue enrichment in violation of UN Security Council resolutions.

"When combined with its continued stonewalling of international inspectors, Iran's actions demonstrate why Iran has failed to convince the international community that is nuclear program is peaceful," he said in a statement.

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