Iran won't allow nuclear inspections to jeopardize state secrets: Rouhani

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 13, 2015 9:09 AM

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday he would not put state secrets at risk in the country's nuclear negotiations, becoming the latest senior official to express reservations about intrusive inspections sought by world powers.

"Iran will absolutely not allow its national secrets to fall into the hands of foreigners through the Additional Protocol or any other means," Rouhani said in a televised news conference, referring to a mechanism that would allow for more intrusive inspections of Iranian sites.

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(Reporting by Sam Wilkin; Editing by Gareth Jones)