Monday, November 21, 2022

Iran to reach 90% enriched uranium, weighed World Cup terrorism - IDF intel chief

Iran will likely soon carry out at least a symbolic enrichment of uranium to the 90% weaponized level, said IDF Intelligence Chief Maj.-Gen. Aharon Haliva on Monday.

Speaking at the INSS conference on Iran, he said that the world will be tested soon like never before. To date, the Islamic Republic has never dared to cross the uranium enrichment weaponized threshold.

The Jerusalem Post reported last week that even if Iran crosses this threshold, top Israeli officials still believe it would take Tehran another two years to solve questions related to detonating and delivering a nuclear weapon.

He did not think that Iran would completely go for a nuclear weapon due to concerns about its survival from Israeli and Western reactions if it tried to do so.

Haliva seemed to express doubt about the West’s will on the Iran nuclear issue, noting that for four-and-a-half years since the US left the nuclear deal, the Islamic Republic has rushed forward with its military nuclear advancement. READ MORE