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UN Atomic Agency Reports Iran Rapidly Expanding Nuclear Work, Israeli President Peres Reiterates ‘All Options Are On The Table’


AP – “VIENNA – Iran has rapidly ramped up production of higher-grade enriched uranium over the last four months, the U.N. nuclear agency said Friday, in a confidential report that feeds concerns about how quickly the Islamic republic could produce an atomic bomb.

The report by the International Atomic Energy Agency also said Iran had failed to give a convincing explanation about a quantity of missing uranium metal. Diplomats say the amount unaccounted for is large enough to be used for experiments in arming a nuclear missile.

Iran insists it is not interested in nuclear weapons and says its activities are meant either to generate energy or to be used for research. But the report contained little assurances the country’s activities are purely peaceful.

Instead, it also confirmed that two IAEA missions to Tehran within less than a month had failed to dent Iran’s refusal to assist an IAEA probe of suspicions that the country has been secretly working on aspects of a nuclear weapons program.

The confidential report obtained by The Associated Press said the agency continues to have ‘serious concerns regarding possible military dimensions to Iran’s nuclear program.'” Read more.

Israel’s Peres on Iran: When We Say ‘All Options,’ We Mean It – “President Shimon Peres addressed the Iranian threat Thursday in a speech before the annual Jerusalem meeting of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations. ‘The state of Israel is a sovereign one and it has the right and the ability to defend itself from every threat,’ he said. ‘When we say all options are on the table, we mean it!’ ‘A nuclear Iran is a strategic threat not only on Israel but on the entire world. Iran is a center of moral corruption and world terror,’ he added.” Read more.

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