Iran’s atomic energy chief admits to giving the IAEA false information

Fereydoun Abbasi-Davani, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, admitted to the London-based al-Hayat newspaper Thursday that Tehran had fed the nuclear watchdog false information to protect its nuclear facilities and progress. “Sometimes we made ourselves appear weak and at other times we reported issues that made us appear strongly than we really were,” he said, to mislead other intelligence agencies.

Abbasi estimated that the Iranian nuclear program would come up again before the Security Council in November and if this step fails, a US military operation will come after the US presidential election.
This was the first time any high-ranking Iranian official had admitted his government had been cheating or that it was expecting a US attack.

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