U.S. officials say Iran is not far away from the master bomb material (Figure)
data for: Iran of a nuclear facility in Isfahan – a uranium conversion plant
VIENNA, November 21 (reporter Liu Gang) in the United States 21 International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Ambassador Schulte, said Iran needed to build an atomic bomb from the control of nuclear materials is not far away. Him feel “very uncomfortable.”
Schulte International Atomic Energy Agency chief Mohamed ElBaradei in talking about the recent report submitted to the Iranian nuclear issue, said that although Iran can only extract low-enriched uranium, but the low-enriched uranium to be able to used to make bomb-grade highly enriched uranium is not between a long distance. He stressed that the report shows that Iran’s activities “in violation of International Atomic Energy Agency and the numerous resolutions of the UN Security Council.”
Schulte also talked about Syria, said the IAEA’s verification report to Syria caused “real concern.” But he stressed that “Syria is not Iran,” no one “to Syria as Iran”, only demanding that Syria cooperate with the Agency.
19th of this month, ElBaradei to the IAEA Board members were submitted to the Iranian nuclear issue and the Syrian nuclear issue. Iraq nuclear report that Iran still enriching uranium, and has acquired a considerable amount of enriched uranium. But it now has only less than 5% purity, only for the use of low-enriched uranium nuclear power plant, rather than bomb the purity required for 90% of highly enriched uranium.
classification of nuclear report, IAEA inspectors found that the September 2007 Israeli air strike destroyed a Syrian nuclear reactor facilities with certain characteristics. The report also asked Syria to assist the Agency in the investigation.
Iran and Syria have denied is secretly developing nuclear weapons.