0157 GMT July 16, 2019
Addressing a gathering of education ministry officials, he said Iran’s victories in front of six world powers were due to its scientific might, IRNA reported.
He stressed that Iran has never been seeking atomic bomb though it is capable of doing so.
He further hailed Iran’s performance in the international arena which he said has resulted in the US Congress and Israel complaining that Iran has already turned into a world power.
He also hailed Iran’s show of power in all ups and downs during its post-revolution history and said even in the course of war with the Saddam regime, Iran never consented to conducting negotiations with it the way others wanted but rather managed to make the United Nations declare Iraq as the aggressor.