India and Iran are to collaborate in the field of Nuclear research and energy. Mr.?
Mr. Akbar Etmad and Mr. Sethna seated
Mr. Etmad speaking to the press.
Mr. Etmad replying to a question concerning the possibilities of Indo-Iranian collaboration.
Mr. Etmad replying to a question concerning the are of Nuclear energy in which Iran expects Indian collaboration.
Mr. Etmad replying to a question whether Iran would conduct any peaceful Nuclear explosions.
(IN BETWEEN AT 110 FT IS A BIG CV OF MR. SETHNA, ALSO PRESSMEN taking notes etc.
Mr. Etmad replying to question regarding availability in Iran of heavy water and uranium.
Mr. Etmad replying to question on NPT and Iran's commitment to that treaty as also Iranian doubts.
End of presser.
CV Conference room. Official speaking.
CV Iranian official speaking : "... In fact it is a pleasure for me to be in India and I am very grateful to my friend Dr. Setna and his colleagues who have given me the opportunity of being here ...
Iranian official answering questions :
"... No we don't have any plans as yet to go for the peaceful explosions...
... We think that any country has got to have the law to put any kind of plans on its own land if they suit the...
...and this is not to be of any country to decide that this kind of technology should be based on international or this kind of technology should be based on national bases, this is the kind of difficulty in fact....
Note 1: at about 110 ft and 312 ft there are BIG Close Ups of Dr. Sethna for TELECINE SLIDE SERVICE.
Note 2. Iranian delegation has requested a print of the story to be definitely sent to Iran TV.
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Background: India and Iran are to collaborate in the field of Nuclear research and energy. Mr. Akbar Etmad, Deputy Prime Minister of Iran and incharge of Iran's Nuclear energy establishment said as at a Press Conference at the end of his tour of India's nuclear installations. Mr. Etmad started the Presser with a brief statement about his visit. He then replied to question from reporters. He also replied at length to a question concerning Iran's commitment to Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty.