Report: Iranian uranium enrichment site revealed

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 9, 2010 23:03

Prominent Iranian opposition members claimed to have revealed a secret uranium enrichment site buried deep in the mountains northwest of Teheran, according to an AFP report on Thursday.

According to the report, the enrichment site is managed by Iran's defense ministry and construction began in 2005 in Abyek, roughly 70 miles northwest of Teheran, the People's Mujahedeen Organization of Iran (PMOI), revealed.

"This is controlled, run and operated... by the ministry of defense," said Alireza Jafarzadeh, former media spokesman for the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) at a press conference in Washingon DC.


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