Islamic Republic of Iran
Practice Relating to Rule 70. Weapons of a Nature to Cause Superfluous Injury or Unnecessary Suffering
In its written statement submitted to the ICJ in the Nuclear Weapons case in 1995, the Islamic Republic of Iran stated:
Some of the principles of humanitarian international law from which one can deduce the illegitimacy of the use of nuclear weapons are:
Prohibition of means and methods of war that cause unnecessary suffering to human societies and environment.