Report: Islamic State wants to get its hands on Iran's nukes

October 5, 2014 07:14

The British newspaper The Sunday Times reported on Sunday morning that Islamic State is calling on its members to brace for war with Iran in order to takeover its nuclear secrets. The newspaper cited a document believed to have been written by top Islamic State member Abdullah Ahmed al-Meshedani, a member of the group's highly secretive six-man war cabinet.

According to the Times' report, the so-called manifesto was uncovered when Iraqi forces raided a home of a senior official of the jihadist group.

The document is allegedly being looked into by western security personnel, who have so far deemed it authentic, according to the newspaper.

The jihadist organization plans to buy off Russia, the document states, exchanging its control of Anbar province's vast gas fields for information on Iran's nuclear program. 

The commander behind the manifesto also wants Russia to denounce its support for Iran and Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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