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Originally posted by Pr0t0
While I know little about calculating impacts, everyone seems unsure, including Leon Pannetta, that conventional weapons could do it, so you might be right there.
Originally posted by itguysrule
Originally posted by Corruption Exposed
reply to post by karen61057
The facilities are under routine inspection!
Who exactly is inspecting these facilities on a routine basis? The IAEA has been kicked out of Iran or restricted on so many occasions that it's difficult to know if anyone is inspecting anything at all. While there have been inspections on occasion it is a REAL stretch to say they are routine or comprehensive.
But while U.N. inspectors regularly monitor Iran's declared nuclear facilities, their movements are otherwise restricted, and the IAEA has complained for years of a lack of access to sites, equipment, documents and people relevant to its probe.
The UN atomic agency confirmed Monday a high-level visit to Iran would take place from January 29-31 for talks on Tehran's contested nuclear drive.
The team from the International Atomic Energy Agency, which said last week the visit would take place in late January, will be led by chief inspector Herman Nackaerts and the Vienna-based body's number two, Rafael Grossi.
"The agency team is going to Iran in a constructive spirit, and we trust that Iran will work with us in that same spirit," IAEA director general Yukiya Amano said in a statement.