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Iran challenges U.S. report

Iran sent a letter to the United States, protesting the U.S.’s spying on Iran’s nuclear program, and saying the U.S.’s contention that Iran had a nuclear program until 2003, according to the BBC.
Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said a U.S. intelligence report released Monday which said Iran discontinued its nuclear program in 2003 was false. Mottaki denied that Iran has ever had a nuclear program.
“Seventy percent of the US intelligence report is true and positive and the remaining 30 percent, in which they claim that Iran had a nuclear weapon programme before 2003, is wrong,? he said, according to the BBC. “They refused to confess about this 30 percent because they did not want to lose all their reputation or for similar reasons.?