Iran May Be Cleaning Nuke Sites

    FILE- In this April 8, 2008, file photo  released by the Iranian President's Office, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, listens to a technician during his visit of the  Natanz Uranium Enrichment Facility some 200 miles (322 kilometers) south of the capital Tehran, Iran. For the first time in nearly two decades of escalating tensions over the Iranian nuclear program, it appears that world leaders are genuinely concerned that an Israeli military attack on the Islamic Republic could be imminent, an action that many fear might trigger war, terrorism and global economic havoc. (AP Photo/Iranian Presidents office, File)

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    After Iran said earlier this week that it would allow inspectors into the country to look over its nuclear sites, satellite images showed trucks and earth-moving vehicles that could mean officials are scrambling to cleanup the remnants of any tests, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. Diplomats told the AP that radioactive traces can remain at sites after a nuclear-weapon test is run. Two diplomats said they believed crews at the Parchin military site could prove damaging against Iran, which has been the source of an ever-growing standoff between itself and Western nations, as well as Israel. The satellite images come from the International Atomic Energy Agency, which had already identified Parchin as the location of suspected nuclear action after a series of explosions took place there in November.

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