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Die Welt: Iran has done nuclear tests in North Korea

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International efforts to neutralize the production of Iran’s nuclear weapons have failed, said Hans Ruhle, analyst and former official, in the article of the German newspaper Die Welt.

Iran has done nuclear tests in the territory of allied forces, but Iranian physicists specializing in nuclear weapons are now so close to their aim as they have never been before, the analyst notes. Grounds for his version is the survey of Swedish physicist Lars-Erik de Geer.

In 2010, the said Swedish physicist performed analysis of amount of radioactive isotopes in the atmosphere by taking air samples in Russia, Japan, and South Korea. As a result, he found out that in 2010 there were two nuclear tests done in the territory of North Korea.

The analyst is sure – if these tests were included in the North Korean nuclear programme they wouldn’t hide this fact. Meanwhile, the American report of 2003 calling the Iranian programme peaceful allowed it to continue development of nuclear weapons in close cooperation with North Korea, collecting the necessary amount of uranium until 2010.

For the time being, this theory is not yet officially confirmed, besides also his colleagues emphasize that these arguments are not enough to make conclusions.

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