Fereydoon Abbasi

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Iran Atomic Energy Boss: We Lie to Trick Spies

He says Tehran gives out fake information about strengths and weaknesses

(Newser) - Iran's head of atomic energy says the country has deliberately provided "false information" in an effort to trick spies. Fereydoon Abbasi told the Al Hayat website that "in order to protect our nuclear position and our achievements ... there is no other choice but to mislead foreign intelligence,... More »

Official: Blasts Targeted Iran Nuclear Sites

Abbasi says Atomic Energy Agency has been infiltrated by 'terrorists'

(Newser) - Two explosions targeted power supplies to Iran's main uranium enrichment sites, according to an Iranian official who indicated the blasts were the work of Western "terrorists." One of the explosions occurred last month, a day before international inspectors arrived at one of the sites, Fordow, says scientist... More »

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