Skip to comments.Iran announces uranium discovery, plans to build 16 new nuclear power plants
Posted on 02/23/2013 7:07:19 AM PST by ExxonPatrolUs
Iran said it has found significant new deposits of raw uranium to feed its nuclear program and has identified sites for 16 more nuclear power stations, just days before talks with Western powers over its disputed atomic program.
The Iran Atomic Energy Organization report cited by state news agency IRNA on Saturday said the deposits were found in "southern coastal areas" and had trebled the amount outlined in previous estimates.
There was no independent confirmation but with few uranium mines of its own, Western experts had previously thought that Iran may be close to exhausting its supply of raw uranium.
Diplomats say the United States and its allies the so called P5+1 are set to offer Iran some relief from their sanctions at the talks in Kazakhstan on Tuesday if it agrees to curb its production of higher grade enriched uranium.
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I’m waiting for Iran to announce it’s first operational moon base. They have just about run the table for bizarre and likely fraudulent claims here on earth.
Islamic Iran sits on 500 years worth of gas and oil. It does not need nuclear energy to power its country. This uranium will end up in bombs to blast the non-Islamic western nations into sheets of heat melted glass. Meanwhile the UN & Obama tell us, “no worry mon.”