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Aug 14, 2018 9 tweets 7 min read Twitter logo Read on Twitter
This landmark 40-minute Iran nuclear revelation of Natanz & Arak sites by @NCRIUS on #ThisDayInHistory Aug 14, 2002 is well remembered by the Ayatollahs for preventing them from getting the Bomb, which they needed as guarantee for their survival.…
The #IAEA immediately asked to inspect the sites, Tehran dragged till October, then delayed again & finally IAEA was scheduled to visit Natanz on 21 February 2003; #MEK network in Iran found out that Iran intends to show all Natanz but not bldg where centrifuges were installed.
On 20 Feb 2003, Ms. Soona Samsami and I, in a press conference, called Tehran's trick, showed the building location of the centrifuges, urged inspections of entire Natanz. IAEA inspected the pilot centrifuge facility in Natanz; the trouble started for Iran's repressive rulers.
In that Feb 2003 conference, we also revealed another site known as Kala Electric where centrifuges had been tested. The #IAEA asked immediately to visit Kala Electric while in Iran, but was denied access and only allowed to take a look with no sampling taken a few weeks later.
#IAEA finally inspect Kale Electric in mid 2003 after Iran had totally refurbished the buildings. Tehran had failed to clean everything & traces of highly enriched uranium were found as @OlliHeinonen former IAEA Deputy Dir. General for Safeguards told BBC…
The Natanz revelation was followed by a chain of @NCRIUS revelations thru press conferences in Washington which showed other aspects of Iran regime nuclear program (weaponization); our revelation of Lavizan-Shian site in May 2003 led to push by IAEA to inspect it; Iran dragged.
IAEA was allowed in June 2004 to inspect the Lavizan-Shian site, only to see the entire buildings razed, soil removed, trees cut. The satellite imagery shows Tehran's destroyed evidence; #IAEA still found traces of highly enriched uranium as Ayatollahs were learning to conceal.
In another @NCRIUS revelation in May 2003, we revealed the site Lashkar Abad, which later led to the discovery of Iran's long-denied laser enrichment program. Tehran was perfecting parallel ways to enrich uranium.
Within a year after Natanz, information provided by MEK network in Iran revealed Tehran's plan to build the Bomb; international community started to get the full picture & extensive sanctions ensued. This partly explains Iran regime's fear of #MEK in the midst of #IranProtests.

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Aug 21, 2018
Two Individuals Charged for Acting as Illegal Agents of the Government of Iran… "collecting identifying information about American citizens and U.S. nationals who are members of the group Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK)" #terrorism #IranProtests #IranTerrorism
Lots of details in the affidavits; how well-trained the Iranian agents were & how they tried to conceal their entire spying operation. Unfortunately many years of appeasement policy has emboldened the regime to extend its #terrorism to the American soil…
And here is the statement by the NCRI which has been the main target of the Iranian regime's spying and terror plot. It’s time to expel the agents of Iran’s MOIS and Quds Force operating under various covers in the U.S. & Europe.…
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