American scholar Richard A. Falk believes Israel was behind the recent act of sabotage at Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility, saying the attack aimed to derail efforts to revive a landmark 2015 nuclear deal signed between Iran and major world powers.
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry has identified the culprit behind the recent act of sabotage at its Natanz nuclear facility, who had fled the country before the attack.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has verified that Iran has started enriching uranium up to 60-percent purity level, a measure the Islamic Republic had promised to take following an Israeli act of nuclear terrorism against it.
An informed source tells Press TV that only the removal of all sanctions together against Iran will save the Vienna talks.
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned against protracted talks aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, reiterating that Iran will only return to its commitments under the accord once it has verified that all U.S. sanctions have been removed.
Stating that the recent terror act in Natanz facility demonstrates the frustration of the enemies, the Atomic Energy Organization Of Iran said that Natanz facilities will move forward with utmost speed towards the set targets.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has condemned the European Union for imposing sanctions on Iran at a time when Tehran and the signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal are engaged in a diplomatic process in Vienna to save the troubled agreement.
The power outage on Sunday at the Natanz nuclear site on Sunday morning decommissioned centrifuges and stopped the enriching process for a brief period of time. The Iranian officials called the incident an “act of sabotage”, “nuclear terrorism” and a “crime against humanity.”
The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has slammed the act of sabotage against the country’s nuclear site in Natanz earlier in the day, noting that the international community, as well as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), must deal with such “nuclear terrorism” that targets Iran’s facilities.
The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Slahehi called the Sunday attack on Nataz nuclear facility a “sabotage’, saying, it wasn’t an accident and security systems entered into the issue.