Iran accuses Israel of attacking a nuclear center and vows revenge

Iran accuses Israel of attacking a nuclear center and vows revenge

Entrance to the nuclear power plant in Natanz, Iran. – Atomic Energy Organization in Iran / Agence France-Presse

Promise a “revenge” at the right time, Iran On Monday, Israel was accused of being left behind
The attack targeted its uranium enrichment plant in Natanz the previous day, Indicating that it damaged the centrifuges.

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said during a press conference: “With this measure, the Zionist regime, of course, tried to take revenge on the Iranian people for their patience and wisdom (pending) the lifting of US sanctions. In Tehran.

Terrorist act”

Thus, Saeed Khatib Zadeh indirectly accused Israel of corruption Ongoing discussions in Vienna To try to return the United States to the 2015 international agreement
On Iranian nuclear power And lift the sanctions imposed by Washington on Tehran since the United States withdrew from this agreement in 2018.

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (OIEA) announced, on Sunday, that the Natanz nuclear complex in central Iran had been subjected to an “accident” in the morning, which was described as a “terrorist” act, which led to a “power outage” resulting in “no accident.” . Death, injury, or contamination. ”Said Khatibzadeh said on Monday,“ It is still too early ”to determine the physical damage caused by the attack:“ We must check each centrifuge to provide a damage assessment. “

“Do not fall into the trap set by the Zionists.”

“If (the attack) limits Iran’s nuclear capability, then I will say, on the other hand, that all the centrifuges that (were damaged) were IR-1″ (meaning “first generation”), Saeed Khatibzadeh said. “Let everyone know that they will definitely be replaced by more advanced machines,” he added, and pledged that “Iran’s response will be retaliation against the Zionist regime at the right time and place.”

According to the official IRNA news agency, deputies indicated that Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif “insisted (…) on the necessity not to fall into the trap set by the Zionists.” The same source reportedly said in a closed session in Parliament devoted to the attack against Natanz, “But we will not allow (Israel to disrupt the talks in Vienna) and we will take revenge on the Zionists for these actions.”

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