Perpetrators of Natanz nuclear facility incident identified

TEHRAN, Sep. 06 (MNA) – The spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said on Sunday that those responsible for Natanz nuclear facility incident have been identified.

Behrouz Kamalvandi maintained that many cyber-attacks and industrial sabotages against Iran’s nuclear program have been foiled by intelligence agencies.

“Unfortunately, the incident at Natanz nuclear enrichment facility was an act of sabotage and the investigations are still underway,” he noted.

He went on to say that intelligence organizations have identified the perpetrators and are fully aware of this issue.

On July 2, t Kamalvandi revealed the occurrence of an incident in one of the under-construction sheds in the Natanz nuclear facility.

This incident had not any casualties and also has not incurred any damage to the current activities of the facility.

Referring to the incident that took place in Natanz enrichment facility, Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said in case a regime or a government is involved in the Natanz incident, Iran will react decisively.

On July 13, Kamalvandi said that the strategic and inviolable policy of the establishment is giving a smart and ingenious response.

"While the Western-Zionist media has attributed the Natanz incident to sabotage or attack, there is no sign of condemnation of the attack in their explanation," he said.

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