“The Islamic Republic of Iran totally supports the goal of this treaty on banning ownership, usage or threatening to use nuclear weapons,” said Reza Najafi, Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agancy (IAEA) after the ratification of the treaty.
“Iran’s suggestion on making a free-nuclear-weapon zone in the Middle East is one of the brazen efforts of Iran in eliminating the threat posed by these weapons in the region,” he said reminding the dangers of the Zionist regime nuclear weapons in the tricky region of the Middle east.
Referring to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei’s Fatwa (a ruling on a point of Islamic law) banning the usage of weapons of mass destruction and considering them as Haram (something forbidden by God in Islamic rules and laws), Najafi pointed out that Iran is a victim of weapons of mass destruction and appreciated the conference measure in referring to the world’s religious leaders’ endeavors’ to total annihilation of nuclear weapons.
Several different countries’ envoys in IAEA following three weeks of discussions and survey passed the treaty legally, 70 years after the US using of nuclear weapons in Hiroshima and 50 years after concluding Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT), on total banning the of production, testing, acquirement, possession, accumulation, transferring, usage or threatening to use under any circumstance on Friday in the United Nations Headquarter.
Also based on this treaty after being stringent, the holders of nuclear weapons are obliged to declare a list of their nuclear weapons and their production facilities to the United Nations Secretary-General and immediately de-operationalize them and then based on a scheduled program which has to be passed by all the member countries start to annihilate them under the international supervision and verification.