(News Focus) Iran sounds opposition to N. Korea’s nuclear system

(News Focus) Iran sounds opposition to N. Korea’s nuclear system

By Kim Kwang-tae

TEHRAN, May 3 (Yonhap) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has delivered a message that is clear North Korea over its nuclear tools system: Tehran is against nuclear tools.

“We are, in theory, in opposition to any development that is nuclear” Rouhani stated Monday in a joint news seminar with South Korean President Park Geun-hye after their summit in Tehran. “Our basic position is the fact that nuclear tools must be taken off the Korean Peninsula.”

Rouhani stopped in short supply of directly naming North Korea, but their message is commonly viewed as an unusual rebuke that is public a country suspected of cooperating with Iran on missile and nuclear programs for many years.

This rhetoric that is strongest yet also arrived as a shock to Iranian officials, based on a senior South Korean official who’s able to understand Iranian responses.

Yun Duk-min, head associated with the Korea nationwide Diplomatic Academy in Seoul, described Rouhani’s public responses as “big progress,” given Iran’s past cooperation with North Korea on missile and programs that are nuclear.

“we think Iran has presented its changed image towards the international community” adhering to a nuclear deal, Yun stated.

The U.N. has lifted sanctions on Iran in a followup to a nuclear deal reached because of the united states of america and five globe abilities over Tehran’s disputed nuclear program. Continue reading