LONDON — The Iranian opposition said Teheran was moving a nuclear weapons research and development center to a Defense Ministry complex.
The National Council of Resistance of Iran, on the eve of nuclear talks in Geneva on Oct. 15, identified the facility as SPND and said it employs 100 researchers.
“There is a link between this transfer and the date of Geneva [talks] because the regime needed to avoid the risk of visits by inspectors,” Mehdi Abrichamtchi, who compiled the report for the opposition council, said. Continue reading
The Institute for Science and International Security said Egypt could be conducting nuclear activities with applications for the assembly of an atomic bomb.
In a report, the institute urged the United States to pressure the new Islamist regime of President Mohammed Morsi, which receives $1.5 billion in annual aid from Washington, to pledge not to engage in weapons of mass destruction proliferation. Continue reading