The news is as straightforward as it gets. The semiofficial Fars news agency quoted the Vice President Ali Akbar Salehi who is the Head of Atomic Energy Organization as saying some personnel at the country’s nuclear facilities were lured by promises of better pay to pass secrets to the West, but that increased security and worker privileges have put a stop to the spying.
Only last week in announcing the arrest of bunch of “nuclear spies” by his Ministry’s “unknown soldiers of the hidden Imam” the chief Islamist spook, Saleh Moslehi the Minister of Intelligence had said:
“I assure all citizens that the intelligence apparatus currently has complete supervision on cyberspace and will not allow any leak or destruction of our country’s nuclear activities,”
My yet unanswered question is:
If the nuclear program is not for weaponization as the sane world suspect it to be and it is all for peaceful intentions including electric power generation and medical applications as the Islamists claim it to be. And if as they claim all is under IAEA monitoring, then what secrets are there for the spies to reveal?
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