Jul 03, 2020 20:12 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Jul 31, 2020 21:40 Asia/Tehran]
  • Cause of Natanz Nuclear Site incident discovered and will be announced
    Cause of Natanz Nuclear Site incident discovered and will be announced

Tehran (IP) - The spokesman for the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Keyvan Khosravi, said according to technical and security investigations, the cause of fire at Natanz Nuclear Enrichment Facility was discovered, but due to some security concerns, it will be announced in an appropriate time.

Iran Press/Iran News: SNSC spokesman Keivan Khosravi announced on Friday that by the fact that the incident caused minor damages to the facility and there were no nuclear materials at the place, Radioactive Material Leakage is completely dismissed.

Keivan Khosravi said that technical and security investigation conducted by the relevant organizations has exactly discovered the cause of the accident that occurred at ‘Ahmadi Roshan’ nuclear site in Natanz on July 2.

Khosravi said more details on why and how the accident occurred will be made public at the appropriate time “due to security considerations.”

Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) spokesman Behruz Kamalvandi said on Thursday, July 2 there was an incident in "one of the industrial sheds under construction" at the Natanz uranium enrichment plant.

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