German Intel: Iran Wants to Expand Weapons Into Nuclear Arsenal

July 3, 2018

The Jerusalem Post:

A newly released German intelligence report from the state of Bavaria concluded that the Islamic Republic of Iran is working to turn its conventional military weapons into a system for weapons of mass destruction.

“Iran, North Korea, Syria and Pakistan are making efforts to expand their conventional weapons arsenal through the production of weapons of mass destruction,” wrote the Bavarian intelligence agency in April 2018. The Jerusalem Post examined the 312-page intelligence report written by the Munich-based intelligence agency, the rough equivalent to Israel’s Shin Bet security agency.

The Bavarian report defined proliferation and weapons of mass destruction activities “as the illegal propagation of atomic, biological and chemical weapons and the production of their applicable products.” The new evidence from Bavarian intelligence will provide new ammunition for critics of the Iran nuclear deal’s failure to curb Tehran’s desire to build a nuclear weapons program.

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