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August 30, 2016 9:52 am

US Concerned About Iran Deploying Russian Defense System to Protect Nuclear Site

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Satellite view of the Fordo facility near Qom, Iran. Photo: DigitalGlobe.

Satellite view of the Fordo facility near Qom, Iran. Photo: DigitalGlobe.

The US State Department has expressed concern at recent reports that Iran has deployed an advanced air defense system to guard a secretive nuclear site.

On Sunday, Iranian state television claimed Tehran had stationed a recently delivered a Russian-made long-range missile system to central Iran to protect its Fordo nuclear facility, suspected to have housed nuclear arms development work.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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  • shloime

    why all the hullabaloo? the state department assured everybody that iran isn’t doing any nuclear work in violation of its “agreement”, and the united states has committed to not attacking, sabotaging, or even allowing others to attack, iran’s nuclear facilities.

    were the americans maybe hoping to sell tehran some patriot batteries instead?

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