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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Sunday called a CIA report that Iran had sufficient uranium to build two bombs "worrying," AFP reported.
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"This information has to be checked, but such information is always
worrying - and all the more so because the international community does
not recognize the Iranian nuclear program as transparent," Medvedev was
quoted as saying at the G8 summit.
CIA Director Leon Panetta said Sunday that Iran probably has enough
low-enriched uranium for two nuclear weapons
, but that it likely would
take two years to build the bombs.
Panetta told ABC television’s This Week
that he is
doubtful that recent UN penalties will put an end to Iran’s nuclear
said the penalties could help to weaken Teheran’s government by
creating serious economic problems. But he added, “Will it deter them
from their ambitions with regards to nuclear capability? Probably not.”