U.N. nuclear watchdog: Deep concern over Iranian nuclear program
IAEA Director-General Yukiya Amano has said the organization wants to send a high-level delegation to Iran.
November 18th, 2011
12:54 PM ET

U.N. nuclear watchdog: Deep concern over Iranian nuclear program

The U.N. nuclear watchdog's governing council adopted a resolution Friday expressing "deep and increasing concern about the unresolved issues regarding the Iranian nuclear program, including those which need to be clarified to exclude the existence of possible military dimensions."

The statement comes after a International Atomic Energy Agency report that was critical of Iran.

Iran has repeatedly insisted its nuclear program is for peaceful, civilian energy purposes only. But a November 8 report by the IAEA found "credible" information that Tehran has carried out work toward nuclear weapons, including tests of possible bomb components.

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  1. Dorothy


    November 18, 2011 at 2:16 pm | Report abuse |
  2. WOT

    If all countries, over the world would disarm then there problems with N- B !

    November 18, 2011 at 2:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • BOMBO

      New Brunswick?

      November 18, 2011 at 2:24 pm | Report abuse |
  3. saywhat

    @ banasy
    I really don't know. I'm just worried that this nation is being pushed in a direction which would see us flailing for a grip or a toe hold at the brink again.

    November 18, 2011 at 2:25 pm | Report abuse |
  4. banasy©

    I have personally seen a hawk swoop down and pick up me next-door-neighbor' teacup Chihuahua...he dropped him a few feet off of the ground, though, and I got the poor little guy.
    T'aint no myth.

    November 18, 2011 at 2:26 pm | Report abuse |
  5. banasy©

    Neighbor's chihuahua, that is. My neighbor isn't a dog.

    November 18, 2011 at 2:27 pm | Report abuse |
  6. banasy©

    We *are* in dire straights right now, I'll give you that.
    Concentrating all of our attention overseas when there is so much unrest here at home is not in our best interests, I would say...

    November 18, 2011 at 2:31 pm | Report abuse |
  7. BOMBO

    The hawk must have been GRANDE.

    November 18, 2011 at 2:32 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Joey Isotta-Fraschini

    un faucon (m)

    November 18, 2011 at 2:39 pm | Report abuse |
  9. banasy©

    He was. He was as big as a railroad.
    He was a Grande Hawk Railroad.
    Actually, the dog was only about 2 pounds. He didn't look like he was finished percolating...

    November 18, 2011 at 2:40 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Joey Isotta-Fraschini

    Were you right? You live in Canada.

    November 18, 2011 at 2:40 pm | Report abuse |
    • BOMBO

      About what, the hawk being large, or wearing a hard hat?

      November 18, 2011 at 3:18 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Joey Isotta-Fraschini

    He'll get me back for that.

    November 18, 2011 at 2:43 pm | Report abuse |
  12. banasy©

    Oops, in my post to saywhat, I said that Bomboi had the idea of where we're going; I meant JIF.
    Banasy© regrets the error.

    November 18, 2011 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |

    Maybe that guy who created the computer program that can infiltrate any countrys computers and have complete control without any signs of a breach, hewas in the news a while ago,govt. about crapped themselves when they finally figured it out, never caught him, or even a clue, thats a guy you want on your side. it sounded as though he were american, he been everywhere. kinda scary huh?

    November 18, 2011 at 2:51 pm | Report abuse |
  14. banasy©

    BOMBO! Yoy, I can't type for dirt today...

    November 18, 2011 at 2:54 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Shane

    Well all we need to find out now is that iran is buying aluminum tubes.

    November 18, 2011 at 2:58 pm | Report abuse |
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