O scheduling an expansion of its nuclear program using underground facilities, a diplomat told the BBC on the agency's nuclear power ONU.Segundo the BBC's Bethany Bell in Vienna, the diplomat International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) - based in the Austrian capital - said Tehran appears to have prepared Fordow plant near the city of Qom to install thousands of centrifuges used to enrich uranium.
These machines of last generation, have the ability to greatly accelerate the production of atomic material that could be used to manufacture nuclear weapons, says the BBC, citing the diplomat
Fordow facilities are heavily fortified and are under the terra.Países West fears that Iran is secretly trying to develop atomic weapons. Because of these fears, the regime in Tehran has been the subject of numerous international sanctions. The Iranian government, however, insists its nuclear program is peaceful.
Production controlOn Wednesday, Iranian President led a ceremony in which was the first time, inserted their own nuclear fuel in a reactor in Iran The images were shown live on state television.
The procedure was hailed as a technological achievement, since with this, the country now apparently controls all stages of the cycle of energy production nuclear.Na next week, IAEA inspectors go to Tehran to hold talks with Iranian officials and express concern on the controversial program.
The Middle East is experiencing a time of renewed tensions with Israel accusing Iran of planning attacks against its embassies in India, Thailand and Georgia.
Iran denies the allegations and accuses Israel and the United States for the killing of several Iranian nuclear scientists in recent years, the two countries negam.Neste month, U.S. President Barack Obama said that his country was working "in unison "with Israel to contain the Irã.Nova Cold War '
In an interview published Saturday by the Daily Telegraph, the British foreign minister, William Hague, said that Iran's nuclear ambitions could lead the Middle East to a "new Cold War."
Hague said other countries in the region may want to develop nuclear weapons if Iran get the.So the more serious round of nuclear proliferation since nuclear weapons were invented would have started with all the destabilizing effects in the Middle East," said the Chancellor.
However, the expert Shashank Joshi, the Royal United Services Institute, told the BBC that Western fears about Iran's nuclear program may be unfounded.
"If we could live with nuclear weapons in the hands of genocidal and totalitarian states like Stalin's Russia or Mao's China, Iran is in contrast - even with its internal politics and repulsive his adventurous spirit abroad - much more rational" he says.