Iran's nuclear activity under scrutiny as evidence of weapons threat emerges
Guardian / Julian Borger

Atomic agency report uncovers Iranian nuclear experiments experts claim could only be used for development of warhead


A report by the UN's nuclear watchdog due to be circulated
around the world next week will provide fresh evidence of a possible
Iranian nuclear weapons programme, bringing the Middle East a step closer to a devastating new conflict, say diplomats.

The report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is the latest of a series of quarterly bulletins on Iran's
activities, but this one will contain an unprecedented level of detail
on research and experiments carried out in Iran in recent years, which
western officials allege could only be for the design and development of
a nuclear warhead. "This will be a game-changer in the Iranian nuclear
dossier," a western official predicted. "It is going to be hard for even
Moscow or Beijing to downplay its significance."

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