1939 Alert. “Israel: Iran, Syria secretly continuing nuclear projects,” from the Jerusalem Post, February 20 (thanks to Louis):
“Iran and Syria are secretly working on nuclear technology in a manner which risks peace in the region and the world and while bluntly ignoring their international obligations,” a statement by the Foreign Ministry said Friday evening.
The statement was issued following a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) which indicated Iran was continuing to enrich uranium.
“The report on Iran indicates a continuation of the uranium enrichment project which goes against the [UN’s] Security Council’s resolutions and proves Iran’s lack of cooperation with the IAEA’s effort to clear up heavy suspicions over the military goals of Iran’s plan,” the statement continues.
Israel also expressed concern over the Syrian military facility bombed in September 2007 and was expecting the IAEA “to continue investigating, including visiting other sites to which Syria is currently blocking access.”
Earlier Friday, experts said a recent report by the UN nuclear watchdog which stated that Iran has slowed down its uranium enrichment program neglected to underscore the fact that Teheran already had enough fissile material to produce an atomic bomb….