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Iranian Defense Minister Brig.-Gen. Ahmad Vahidi said the Stuxnet worm is "internet terrorism," Iranian news service ISNA reported Wednesday.
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Vahidi also reportedly said that the worm, which infected computers controlling important Iranian infrastructure, did not have any impact on Iran's nuclear program.
"Basically, the issue is internet terrorism, which is expected to be
launched by domineering countries," Vahidi reportedly said at a Tuesday
press conference after a trip to Azerbaijan. "We do not have any problem
on the subject, and officials have taken all required measures."
Vahidi also addressed Israel's purchase of weapons from the US, ISNA
reported. "The Zionist regime's problems cannot be resolved through
purchase of weapons, it suffers internal problems resulting from its
"The Zionist regime uses propaganda to conceal its problems and
weaknesses. The US authorities should explain to the world why it is
arming such a regime," he said.