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Iran / Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Weaponry #159851

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 15, 1995
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(Tehran, Iran: Peter Jennings) Accusations from President Clinton that Iran is trying to build a nuclear bomb featured. [Iran's President Hashemi RAFSANJANI (thru translator) offers denial.] [Senior nuclear OFFICIAL - says Iran is complying with nuclear energy regulations.] The history of Iran's development of nuclear energy reviewed; ABC News exclusive scenes shown from a nuclear reactor in Tehran.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The evidence according to the United States that Iran is seeking nuclear weaponry reviewed; scenes shown of the ways in which Iran has skirted the law in many nations to purchase uranium-enriching equipment. [Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - says Iran is dedicated to acquiring weaponry.] [Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Leonard SPECTOR - cites suspicions of Iran.] The comparative case of bomb making in Iraq cited.

(Tehran, Iran: Peter Jennings) The Iranian response to Clinton's nuclear charges noted. [RAFSANJANI - requests proof.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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