Iran admits it is seeking nuclear weaponsIran's defense minister admitted tonight that Iran is seeking nuclear weapons.
Speaking following a meeting with his Syrian counterpart Hassan Ali Turkmani in Teheran on Thursday, Iranian Defense Minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar emphasized that Iran "should be ready for confronting all kinds of threats," and vowed that his country would "use nuclear defense as a potential" if "threatened by any power."
Meanwhile, Turkmani told reporters that Syria and Iran's "policy is the policy of strengthening resistance and tackling the threats of United States and Israel."
He added that he wouldn't give details of joint defense plans against Israel, although the plans were "not secret."
Najjar also said that Iran is working on a Shihab-4 missile. The Shihab-4 is to have a range of 2000 kilometers, while the existing Shihab-3 has a range of 1300 kilometers.