Middle East Economic Survey


No 39


Iran Pushes Against Restraints On Nuclear Development

Iran pushed against the restraints on its nuclear program last week, with recently-elected President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad telling the UN General Assembly on 17 September that the country was determined to develop the technology to carry out the full range of upgrading of uranium. While Mr Ahmadinejad reiterated that Iran had the right under the UNs Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) to...