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Iran adds 3 000 more centrifuges

2012-02-15 21:55

Tehran - Iran has added 3 000 more centrifuges to its uranium enrichment effort, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday as he unveiled progress in his country's controversial nuclear programme.

"Approximately 6 000 centrifuges were working, 3 000 have been added to that amount. [Now] there are 9 000," he said in a speech broadcast on state television.

Iran said on Wednesday it has activated a new generation of centrifuges at its Natanz nuclear site that will greatly speed up its uranium enrichment activities.

"Today we witnessed the activation of the first cascade of these centrifuges," the head of the Atomic Energy Organisation, Fereydoon Abbasi Davani, said in a speech broadcast on state television.

"They increase Iran's capacity to enrich uranium by three times," he said.

"This is a strong and documented response to all the sabotage conducted by the West."

Comments
  • Jaba - 2012-02-15 22:20

    who will attack Iran: A) Israel b) United States C) Saudi Arabia D) All of the above

      Aaron - 2012-02-15 22:50

      none of the above since it will trigger a war inthe entire region.

      Dan - 2012-02-16 00:59

      All of the above beacause as i sed before , the only thing worse than a "MAD MULLAH"" is a "MAD MULLAH with a atomic weapon "" Its not long before the middle east will be so radioactive that nothing can live there . MAd Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will use his atomic weapons with the same impunity that they strap on an explosive vest and blow themself to smitters . The only reason these madmen wants an atomic weapon is to USE it And the only ones we can thank for that are all these religious zealots .

      Fred - 2012-02-16 03:21

      It's good that these arrogant dictators are so dumb. Their Ego's broadcast their moves and true intentions. Two years from now the present Iranian regime will be present no more, of their own making.

  • mundu.olewega - 2012-02-15 22:49

    These retards are asking for it.

  • Brainbow Gold - 2012-02-16 01:17

    Suicide bomber fears no more - the whole nation is going to blow itself up!

  • Fidel - 2012-02-16 01:36

    Must be a full moon...all the loonies are out!

      Fred - 2012-02-16 03:19

      Just one thus far

      Fred - 2012-02-16 07:20

      Two now :)

  • Marcell - 2012-02-16 04:03

    The bang is just going to get bigger. Time is near for Israel to take them out.

  • pacmanza - 2012-02-16 07:57

    cool story bro

  • Dan - 2012-02-16 09:58

    Up to now we had suicide bombers . Iran will be the FIRST suicide bomb country

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