The Iraqiya alliance, a Sunni-Shiite alliance headed by former Iraqi prime minister Ayad Allawi, is to send a delegation to Tehran today, an official said.
At a meeting with members of the defense committee of the Iranian Majlis National Security Committee, Iranian Army armed forces headquarters head Gen. Hassan Firouzabadi said that U.S. President Barack Obama's implied threats against Iran were childish and indicated inexperience.
Also, Iranian Army armed forces deputy head of general staff Brig.-Gen Massoud Jazayeri said that the recent nuclear threat posed by the U.S. president to Iran signifies Obama's weakness.
An official from Iran's Atomic Energy Organization has announced that the country will join the world nuclear club within a month, in a bid to deter possible attacks on the country.
"No country would even think about attacking Iran after Iran's membership in the club," said the organization's deputy head for research, Behzad Soltani, today.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says there is no evidence indicating that Iran's nuclear activities include efforts to acquire a nuclear weapon.
Erdogan was speaking at the George Mason University's new Center for Global Islamic Studies, just outside Washington, DC.
The editor of the Iranian daily Kayhan, Hossein Shariatmadari, who is close to Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, wrote in the paper's editorial that the statements by U.S. President Barack Obama on the possible use of nuclear weapons proves that the U.S. can do nothing against Iran.