Iran moves nuclear enrichment programme to underground bunker
The Telegraph (by Damien McElroy ): Iran has begun efforts to shift its nuclear enrichment programme to an underground bunker where experts warn it could stage a last dash for a nuclear weapon.
Installation of centrifuge and other manufacturing equipment was at a preparatory stage at Fowrdow, a facility deep inside a mountain near Qom, the country’s holiest city, intelligence reports said.
Tehran disclosed the existence of Fordow, which is designed to withstand air and missile strikes, after Western intelligence detected the covert nuclear plant.
“They are preparing (for the centrifuges to be installed) in Fordow,” a diplomat briefed on the latest intelligence said.
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