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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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