AEOI to take ‘expected, unexpected’ moves if US quits JCPOA

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Said on Saturday that Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has been ordered to be prepared for ‘expected as well as unexpected’ moves if US quits the nuclear deal.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made the remarks in a meeting with senior directors of government bodies at Islamic Summit Conference Hall in the north of Tehran.

The president said that the government is in the service of people according to the Islamic teachings, calling on the managers of the government bodies to give up their posts if they hesitate to serve the people.

Rouhani added that the governors, the provincial governors as well as other managers have enough authorities to fulfill their duties according to the constitution, advising them to use their legal authorities according to the laws which stipulate that the executive branch of the Islamic Establishment ranks second after the Leader’s position.

Elsewhere in his address, the Iranian president referred to the animosity of “super powers” towards Iranian nation, saying that meeting the people’s demands is the way to repel the pressures and threats.

President Rouhani further acknowledged that there is corruption in the government bodies, stressing that it should be fought against seriously.

Rouhani added that developing an electronic government is a great way to reduce corruption.

Rouhani later addressed the issue of fluctuations of Iranian rial against the foreign currencies, saying the government has taken a proper measure in unifying the previous different rates of rial value against the US dollar. 

Rouhani added that measure was in the interest of the producers and manufacturers as lots of the black-market currency traders are omitted this way.

The Iranian president also touched upon the issue of Iran’s nuclear deal with the world, warning that United States of ‘expected and unexpected’ reactions if it withdraws from the accord. 

“Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has been ordered since months to be fully prepared for actions that they (the Americans) might expect and actions they might not expect.” Rouhani said without elaborating more on that.


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