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Israel reveals nuclear reactor with military and espionage purposes

Former US President Jimmy Carter says Israel has a nuclear arsenal that includes between 200 and 300 warheads. Decades of recurrent reporting and aerial footage have also established the possession of atomic arms by Israel.

Israel airs nuclear site footage, Press TV, 24 Oct 10, An Israeli television station has for the first time aired footage of an Israeli nuclear reactor used for military and espionage purposes.

On Saturday, Israel’s Channel 2 aired footage of the facility, which is situated in the region of Galilee in the north of Israel, the Palestinian Ma’an news agency reported on Sunday.The outlet’s Roni Daniel said the reactor was geared to provide both civilian and military services.
He also said he was not at liberty to reveal details about its performance.

“This reactor’s role is to monitor nuclear experiments and activities taking place underground in the world,” said a female expert working at the facility.

Israel began building the Dimona plutonium and uranium processing facility in the Negev desert in 1958. Tel Aviv is widely believed to be the sole owner of nuclear weapons in the Middle East.

Former US President Jimmy Carter says Israel has a nuclear arsenal that includes between 200 and 300 warheads. Decades of recurrent reporting and aerial footage have also established the possession of atomic arms by Israel.

Tel Aviv neither confirms nor denies having the weapons, while refusing to join the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

PressTV – Israel airs nuclear site footage

October 25, 2010 - Posted by | Israel, weapons and war | , , , ,

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