Iran Defies Nuclear Fuel Warnings
Byline: By ED JAMES
IRAN risked the wrath of Western nations yesterday by removing seals on its nuclear research facilities.
Western countries have repeatedly called for it to cease nuclear activities until an agreement has been reached on the scope of its nuclear programme.
However, in a move that wrong-footed international observers, the deputy head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran, Mohammad Saeedi, last night insisted officials of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) had authorised the seals' removal.
The seemingly bizarre claim was then confirmed by IAEA spokeswoman Melissa Fleming in Vienna who said the Iranians had removed …
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Publication information: Article title: Iran Defies Nuclear Fuel Warnings. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Post (Liverpool, England). Publication date: January 11, 2006. Page number: 18. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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