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Iran moved nuclear material to bunker: U.N. watchdog

Posted By admin On November 9, 2011 @ 4:14 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Fredrik Dahl
Reuters [1]
November 9, 2011

Iran has started moving nuclear material to an underground facility for the pursuit of sensitive atomic activities, a U.N. nuclear agency report showed, a development likely to add to Western suspicions Tehran is trying to build a weapon.

The International Atomic Energy Agency document also said Iran had continued to stockpile low-enriched uranium (LEU) and one prominent U.S. think-tank said it had enough of the material for four nuclear weapons if it refines it further.

The information that Iran last month moved a “large cylinder” with LEU to the Fordow subterranean site was included in the U.N. body’s most comprehensive report yet pointing to military aspects of Tehran’s nuclear program.

The main finding in the IAEA report, which was leaked on Tuesday, was that Iran appeared to have worked on designing a nuclear warhead and that secret weapons-relevant research may continue.

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[1] Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/09/us-nuclear-iran-idUSTRE7A82JU20111109

[2] Iran to launch nuclear work in bunker in “near future”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-to-launch-nuclear-work-in-bunker-in-near-future.html

[3] Report: Iran to grant UN watchdog access to suspected nuclear site: http://www.prisonplanet.com/report-iran-to-grant-un-watchdog-access-to-suspected-nuclear-site.html

[4] UN accuses Iran of working to build nuclear bomb: http://www.prisonplanet.com/un-accuses-iran-of-working-to-build-nuclear-bomb.html

[5] ‘Iran discovered listening device near nuclear site’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-discovered-listening-device-near-nuclear-site.html

[6] Hillary Clinton fears al-Qaeda is obtaining nuclear weapons material: http://www.prisonplanet.com/hillary-clinton-fears-al-qaeda-is-obtaining-nuclear-weapons-material.html

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