Iran Still Doesn't Care, Plans New Nuclear Facilities

Iran says it's plans for enrichment are peaceful. More than a few countries are giving that claim the side-eye.

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Despite concerns from the likes of the US, China, Russia and several other countries, Iran is continuing to give them the one-finger salute and develop nuclear enrichment facilities.

Iran said Monday it plans to build two new uranium enrichment facilities deep inside mountains to protect them from attack, a new challenge to Western powers trying to curb Tehran's nuclear program for fear it is aimed at making weapons.

Ali Akbar Salehi, who is also Iran's vice president, said Tehran intends to use its more advanced centrifuges at the new sites, a decision that could add to growing concerns in the West over Tehran's program because the technology would allow Iran to accelerate the pace of its program.

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.

...This isn't going to end well. Neither side believes the intentions of other. Are other countries right to curb Iran's nuclear development? Is it possible for the country to develop a nuclear program?

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