Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Documents revealed last week that appear to show Tehran is working on a nuclear bomb trigger were “forged” by Washington, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has told a US news network.
“They are all fabricated bunch of papers continuously being forged and disseminated by the American government,” Ahmadinejad told ABC News in an interview aired Monday when asked about the confidential documents first revealed in London’s The Times newspaper.
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The obtained documents describe a four-year plan to test a neutron initiator, the component of a nuclear bomb that triggers an explosion.
The Times claimed that foreign intelligence agencies dated the documents to early 2007 — four years after Tehran was thought to have suspended its weapons programme.
This article was posted: Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at 10:17 am