Monday, May 31, 2010

IAEA Says Iran Has Enough Fuel For 2 Nuclear Weapons

U.N. Report Says Iran Has Fuel For 2 Nuclear Weapons -- New York Times

WASHINGTON — In their last report before the United Nations Security Council votes on sanctions against Iran, international nuclear inspectors declared on Monday that Iran has now produced a stockpile of nuclear fuel that experts say would be enough, with further enrichment, to make two nuclear weapons.

The report, by the International Atomic Energy Agency, a branch of the United Nations, appears likely to bolster the Obama administration’s case for a fourth round of economic sanctions against Iran and further diminish its interest in a deal, recently revived by Turkey and Brazil, in which Iran would send a portion of its nuclear stockpile out of the country.

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More News On Iran's Nuclear Program

IAEA report reduces chances of Iran fuel swap deal -- AP
WH responds to new IAEA Iran report -- Politico
US: IAEA report details Iran's nuclear defiance -- Globe And Mail
Iran producing higher-enriched uranium: IAEA -- AFP
Iran expands atom work, oversight better: IAEA -- Reuters
IAEA report reduces chances of Iran fuel swap deal -- AP
Iran 'expanding enrichment work' -- Press TV
Iran Caught Cheating Again: Pyroprocessing for Pyromaniacs? -- Heritage

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