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Iran denies it has nuclear capability

Published 18/11/2009

Iran's nuclear envoy yesterday denied that the UN inspectors' tour of its recently revealed uranium enrichment site has turned up any evidence that the Islamic republic is seeking to develop nuclear weapons.

While the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report offered no estimate of the facility's capacity, analysts familiar with the agency's work said it appeared to be capable of producing enough material for a warhead but too little for a civilian reactor.

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