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Shocker: Iran Holds Enough Enriched Uranium for One Nuclear Bomb

ahmadinejad at nataanz

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (C) visits the Natanz nuclear enrichment facility, 350 km (217 miles) south of Tehran, April 8, 2008

Not really shocking.

Iran has now built up a stockpile of enough enriched uranium for one nuclear bomb, United Nations officials acknowledged on Thursday.

In a development that comes as the Obama administration is drawing up its policy on negotiations with Tehran over its nuclear programme, UN officials said Iran had produced more nuclear material than previously thought.

They said Iran had now accumulated more than one tonne of low enriched uranium hexafluoride at a facility in Natanz. If such a quantity were further enriched it could produce more than 20kg of fissile material – enough for a bomb.

“It appears that Iran has walked right up to the threshold of having enough low enriched uranium to provide enough raw material for a single bomb,” said Peter Zimmerman, a former chief scientist of the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

The new figures come in a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency, the UN’s nuclear watchdog, released on Thursday.

This revealed that Iran’s production of low enriched uranium had previously been underestimated.

Iran has been stalling in negotiations for years and the United Nations hs been ineffective in stopping Iran from pursuing their nuclear ambitions.

Bush punted the ball to Obama.

Now, Obama wants to talk with Iran – as worthless as the United Nations. More appeasement of the Mullahs.

Flap wonders how long Israel plans to wait before bombing Iranian nuclear facilities?


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2 thoughts on “Shocker: Iran Holds Enough Enriched Uranium for One Nuclear Bomb

  1. this nuclear fuel is reactor grade or low enriched, which is used for nuclear power. iran is still co operating with the IAEA and has done nothing wrong. just more assumptions to demonise the iranians and to scare the west into another war, which it can not win ,all for the israelis.

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