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Vice-President and head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi on Monday urged IAEA Board of Governors to monitor Israeli nuclear sites.

He made the remarks in his statement to the 60th General Conference of International Atomic Energy Agency.

Salehi underlined necessity for impartiality of the agency in supervision of the nuclear activities of member states and extending assistance to members for application of nuclear industry in health and the economic development of the countries.

Iran, honoring its commitments, including voluntary acceptance of the Additional Protocol and close cooperation with IAEA, expects the parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to fully implement their obligations.

Regarding to generation of electricity in Bushehr Atomic power plant and saving oil consumption of about 25 million barrels and reduction of 16 million tons of pollutants, Salehi underlined importance of nuclear energy for the country's economic development.

He said that Iran decided to initiate construction of two new power plants in Bushehr.

Salehi emphasized necessity of the world nuclear energy security.

He warned against access of terrorists to dirty bomb and spread of computer malware dubbed as Stuxnet worm into nuclear and civil installations as a means of terrorism.

He called for disarmament according to Article VI of Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

Considering Iran's progress in different fields of nuclear science, Salehi expressed Iran's readiness for cooperation and exchange of experience with the developed nuclear states and the developing states.

He ended his speech by this slogan, ' Nuclear energy for everybody and nuclear weapon for no one.'

The 60th General Conference of IAEA kicked off on Monday in presence of representatives from 168 member states of the agency. It will work until Friday September 30.

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