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December 20, 2014 6:54 pm

Cleric Claims Iran Has Know-how to Build Nuclear Bomb

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Israelis are concerned with the Iranian nuclear threat. Photo: Algemeiner.

An official site belonging to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has quoted a senior conservative cleric as saying that Iran has attained the knowledge to build a nuclear bomb but doesn’t want to use it.

The IRGC site of Kurdistan province today quoted Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami, a leading cleric who often leads Friday prayers in Tehran, as telling a group of IRGC commanders in Iran’s Kurdistan province that Iran had the expertise to enrich uranium not just to the 5% and 20% levels required for civilian uses but to higher levels required for a bomb.

Read full story at The Guardian.

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