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February 23, 2012 10:15 am

West Watches as Iran Moves More of its Nuclear Program Deep Underground

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President Obama (right) with CIA Director David Petraeus. Photo: Staff Sgt. Lorie Jewell.

JPost – Iran is believed to be carrying out preparations to expand nuclear activity deep inside a mountain, diplomats say, in a further sign of defiance in the face of intensifying Western pressure to curb its sensitive uranium enrichment drive.

Increased capacity at the Fordow underground site would probably heighten Western suspicion of Iran’s intentions, after it last month started refining uranium there to a level that cuts the time it would need for any nuclear weapons bid.

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