Ahmandinejad: Israel can’t stop Iranian nukes


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Israel cannot do a "damn thing" to stop his country’s nuclear program.

Ahmadinejad made the statement Wednesday in a televised speech, Reuters reported.

He called the International Atomic Energy Agency’s resolution approved last week censuring the country’s nuclear activity "illegal" and said it came "under pressure of a few superficially powerful countries."

The IAEA resolution called on Iran to halt construction of a recently disclosed underground nuclear enrichment facility. In response, Iran’s parliament on Sunday approved the construction of 10 new uranium enrichment sites.

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