Iran has 2nd uranium enrichment plant

Published September 25th, 2009 - 01:18 GMT

Iran has revealed the existence of a second uranium enrichment plant, officials on Friday told The Associated Press. According to them, Iran's announcement was in a letter sent Monday to International Atomic Energy Agency chief Mohamed ElBaradei.


So far, Iran confirmed haing one enrichment plant at Natanz, under daily surveillance by IAEA inspectors.


Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama and the leaders of France and Britain demanded Friday that Tehran fully disclose its nuclear ambitions "or be held accountable" to an impatient world community. French President Nicolas Sarkozy noted Iran has until December to comply or face new sanctions. British Prime Minister Gordon Brown accused Iran of "serial deception." Obama stated: "Iran is breaking rules that all nations must follow."


Their stern joint statement opened the G-20 economic summit. Obama also urged the International Atomic Energy Agency to investigate the site.



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