The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog said Thursday Iran is operating only several hundred centrifuges at its uranium enrichment plant at Natanz, despite its claims to have activated 3,000.
The latest developments with Iran's nuclear program reinforce the case for a U.S. missile shield to protect Europe from attacks, German Defense Minister Franz Josef Jung said.
Iran is still only operating several hundred centrifuges at its uranium enrichment plant outside the city of Natanz, despite its claims to have activated 3,000 of the devices, the head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency said Thursday.
The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Thursday that Iran was still at the starting stage of creating a uranium enrichment plant and that concerns stemmed more from its motivations than the scale of production.
Iran is still in the early stages of creating a plant to enrich uranium, the chief of the UN atomic watchdog said on Thursday, adding that fears over its nuclear programme arose over what the uranium would be used for.
Iraqi insurgents are being trained in Iran to assemble weapons and Iranian-made weapons are still turning up in Iraq, the U.S. military said Wednesday.
Russia's atomic chief on Thursday renewed doubts about Iran's boast that it had entered a new phase of its atomic drive, saying that enrichment was a difficult process.
U.N. Nuclear Chief: Iran Only Operating 100s of Centrifuges in Enrichment Program
The latest developments with Iran's nuclear program reinforce the case for deploying a missile shield to protect Europe from attacks, German Defense Minister Franz Josef Jung told Reuters in an interview.
Iran has arrested 90 members of a shadowy Sunni militant group known as Jundallah accused of attacks in a volatile area on the border with Pakistan and Afghanistan, a press report said on Thursday.