U.S. Concerned About Iran's Nuclear Program
Washington Post / Glenn Kessler

Iran "is now either very near or in possession" of enough low-enriched uranium to produce one nuclear weapon, a senior U.S. diplomat said Wednesday, offering some of the toughest remarks uttered by an Obama administration official on Iran's nuclear ambitions.

"We have serious concerns that Iran is deliberately attempting, at a minimum, to preserve a nuclear weapons option," Glyn Davies, Washington's chief envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency, said in his inaugural speech to the U.N. nuclear watchdog, which is based in Vienna.

Davies said that Iran's ongoing enrichment activity -- in defiance of three U.N. Security Council resolutions -- "moves Iran closer to a dangerous and destabilizing possible breakout capacity."

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