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    Iran's nuclear programme

    Ali Akbar Velayati, a conservative presidential contender, has reiterated the Islamic republic is not seeking nuclear weapons, which he said are banned by the Islamic religion, in an exclusive interview with AFP. Iran's controversial nuclear programme has for years been a point of contention between the Islamic republic and the P5+1 countries, the United States, Britain, France, China, Russia and Germany, who suspect the drive is aimed at developing atomic weapons.VIDEOGRAPHIC