Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Just like Hitler: Iran to build enrichment sites inside mountains

From The Washington Post, Monday, February 22, 2010, by ALI AKBAR DAREINI
The Associated Press:

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran said Monday it plans to build two new uranium enrichment facilities deep inside mountains to protect them from attack [just as Hitler built factories for war materiel, including the V2 rocket "secret weapon" deep inside North Austrian mountains to protect them from attack - SL].

...The two plants are among 10 industrial scale uranium enrichment facilities Iran approved the construction of in November, a dramatic expansion of the program in defiance of U.N. demands it halt enrichment.

...[vice president Ali Akbar] Salehi said the new enrichment sites will be equal to that of Natanz in terms of production capacity but smaller in geographical size, an... indication that more advanced centrifuges will be installed, requiring less space to churn out the same enriched uranium....

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