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Iran: foreign experts involved (newspaper)

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has reports of the involvement of foreign specialists in the Iranian nuclear program, the newspaper reported that Washington Post quoting diplomatic sources on Monday.

According to the intelligence services of some countries which have sent their information to the Agency for several years, an expert “Soviet” advised his colleagues of Iranian manufacture of detonators similar to those that can be used to cause the detonation of a nuclear warhead.

Last September, the Director of the IAEA Yukiya Amano said the agency will publish  a new report on the Iranian nuclear issue in November. The United States, Britain and France insist on public disclosure of this information quickly. At the same time, Russia and China are the IAEA cautioned against “unnecessary haste” and called his boss to “proceed with caution.”

The United States and some other countries accuse Iran of wanting to develop nuclear weapons under cover of a civilian program. Tehran denies the accusations, saying its nuclear research for the sole purpose of meeting the needs of the country’s electricity.

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