Monday, April 12, 2021

Report: Natanz Nuclear Plant Attack ‘Will Set Back Iran’s Programme By Nine Months’


The Guardian: Natanz nuclear plant attack ‘will set back Iran’s programme by nine months’ 

US intelligence sources believe Israel was behind Saturday’s cyber-attack on heavily guarded facility 

The cyber-attack on the heavily guarded Natanz plant in Iran will set back Tehran’s nuclear programme by nine months, US intelligence sources have claimed. 

Iran’s foreign ministry has blamed Israel for the attack, and although Israel has not confirmed responsibility its officials have done little to dispel the notion. 

US intelligence sources told the New York Times the attack on Saturday led to an explosion that destroyed the independently protected power supply to advanced centrifuges that create enriched uranium, and that it could take at least nine months to restore production. 

The sources said they believed Israel was responsible. 

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More News On Sunday's Natanz Nuclear Plant Attack 

Iran accuses Israel of 'terrorism' over nuclear sabotage, says has identified suspect -- Middle East Eye  

Blaming Israel, Iran Vows Revenge for Blackout at Nuclear Site -- NYTimes  

Iran's top diplomat accuses Israel of attacking Natanz nuclear facility -- USA Today  

Netanyahu says will not allow Iran to obtain nuclear weapons -- Arab News

Israeli army chief appears to hint at possible role in Iran nuclear site incident -- CNN  

IDF chief hints at Israeli involvement in recent alleged attacks on Iran -- Times of Israel  

U.S. distances itself from explosion at Iranian nuclear site -- Axios

1 comment:

Dave Goldstein said...

Thats too bad. No nukes for Iran for 9 whole months. 10 big blues should do it for a lot longer