Just wonderful - Iran and The Bomb

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From Associated Press:

UN nuclear watchdog: Iran producing more uranium metal
Iran continues to produce uranium metal, which can be used in the production of a nuclear bomb, the United Nation’s atomic watchdog confirmed Tuesday, in a move that further complicates the possibility of reviving a landmark 2015 deal with world powers on the Iranian nuclear program.

In a report issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna to member nations, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said that his inspectors had confirmed on Saturday that Iran had now produced 200 grams of uranium metal enriched up to 20%.

Correction - Iran is showing them that they produced 200 grams. Multiply that number by 20 or 30 and you probably have the real number.  Only takes about 17Kg to make a primitive canon-type fission bomb.  Knock that down to about 13Kg if you want to try for an implosion device.

Just what the world needs...

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