Netanyahu: Israel uncovered another secret Iran nuclear weapons site

YnetNews.com reports: “Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israel had uncovered another secret site where Iran was developing nuclear weapons, which was destroyed once Tehran realized it had been spotted.

It was the first time that Netanyahu had identified the site, which, he said, was discovered in a trove of Iranian documents Israel previously obtained and released publicly last year.

‘A year and a half ago, we exposed Iran’s secret nuclear archive which revealed that Iran was developing five nuclear warheads as early as 2003. Last year, we exposed Iran’s secret nuclear warehouse in Turquzabad which Iran used for storing materials and equipment for its secret nuclear program,’ Netanyahu told reporters Monday evening at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem.

‘Even before that, Iran knew that we were on to them so they cleared the site,’ he said. ‘This is an actual cover-up. They put gravel on it to try and hide their traces. But they didn’t. The IAEA found traces of uranium that Iran hid in these sites. That’s a direct violation of the NPT, the Non-Proliferation Treaty…”

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