Saturday, November 17, 2012

IAEA: Iran's Nuclear Enrichment Program Is Still Growing

In a still image from video, a group of scientists is seen near the control room area at the Tehran Research Reactor in February. Radio Free Europe

Iran Steps Up Pace And Capacity Of Uranium Enrichment, Says IAEA Report -- The Guardian

Israel's 'red line' could be hit in June, the point when Iranians have enough 20%-enriched uranium to produce a warhead.

Iran has expanded its enrichment capacity and is enriching uranium at a pace that would bring it to what Israel has declared an unacceptable red line in just over seven months, according to a report by the UN nuclear watchdog.

The International Atomic Energy Agency also found that Iranian technicians had removed the fuel rods from the country's only functioning nuclear power station at Bushehr, suggesting the new reactor has serious problems. Iran did not tell IAEA inspectors what those problems were.

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More News On Iran's Nuclear Program

UN Nuclear Agency: Iran Poised to Expand Nuke Work
-- ABC News
Iran ready to double uranium enrichment at Fordo - IAEA -- BBC
IAEA: Iran making steady advances on nuclear program
-- Christian Science Monitor
UN watchdog says Iran still working toward nuclear weapons -- FOX News
IAEA says key Iran nuclear site fully equipped -- AFP
U.N.: Iran ready to double uranium output -- UPI
Iran ready to double nuclear work in bunker: IAEA -- Reuters
U.N. inspectors report worrisome steps in Iran’s nuclear program
-- Washington Post

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