Once a country has learned how to enrich uranium, experts say it doesn’t take much more to turn a civilian nuclear energy program into a military one.

World powers jumped into action when Iran began a homegrown nuclear programme.

But Naghavi Hosseini, an Iranian MP, has told Al Jazeera that the international panic about building nuclear weapons was based on a myth.

Al Jazeera's Zein Basravi reports from Tehran.