UN Report Shows Iran Testing Nuke Weapons

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Iran has been working to create nuclear weapons since 2003, according to a report released Tuesday by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

The IAEA report contains detailed intelligence indicating Tehran has military nuclear ambitions, Reuters reported.

CBN News Sr. International Correspondent Gary Lane talks more about the potential impact of IAEA report, on Newswatch, Nov. 8. More here, including the IAEA report.

"The activities of Iran, for example, with high explosives and neutron physics experiments are alarming. They do exist, and the question is now what the purpose of those activities is," former IAEA Deputy Director-General Olli Heinonen told Reuters.

On Monday, Iran's Assembly of Experts Ayatollah Seyyed Ahmad Khatami warned the United Nations watchdog not to release the report, calling it "lies."

He also accused the U.S. of using "international organizations, including IAEA, as tools" to pressure Tehran into dropping its nuclear program.

Meanwhile, Israeli President Shimon Peres said a military option may be necessary to prevent the Islamic Republic from gaining nuclear weapons

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