Israeli Intelligence: Samples from Site Israel Revealed Point to Secret Iranian Nuclear Conversion Facility

(New York Times) David M. Halbfinger - Israeli intelligence and national security officials contended Thursday that the International Atomic Energy Agency's inspections earlier this year, including analysis of samples taken from the site, had shown that Iran stored nuclear material at the Turquzabad site that had been converted from raw uranium but not yet enriched. The Israelis said the material's characteristics and age did not correspond with any nuclear facility previously disclosed by Iran. In other words, the inspection pointed to the existence of a secret Iranian nuclear conversion facility which, if confirmed, amounted to a fresh violation of the Non-Proliferation Treaty's safeguards agreement.

2019-11-08 00:00:00

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