Sometimes there isn’t much difference between politicians and clergymen. The art of speech is their profession. They can justify or evade issues with their eloquence in speech. The Iranian regime is currently saying that it does not intend to build a military nuclear power because the supreme guide issued a fatwa (religious edict) prohibiting nuclear weapons! You must be a pious Shiite Iranian person to believe this pledge. But the region’s governments cannot believe such statements.
It appears to us that the current gestures on the part of Iran are simply part of a PR project aiming to appeal to the sentiment of the White HouseAbdulrahman al-Rashed