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  6/12/2012, Sivan 22, 5772

Iran Claims Its Navy is Designing a Nuclear Submarine

Iranian news agency Fars has released a report stating that the government of Iran has designed a nuclear powered submarine. "Right now, we are at the initial phases of manufacturing atomic submarines," Abbas Zamini, the Naval Lieutenant Commander for Technical Affairs was quoted as having said. Fars is described by international media outlets as a semi-official news agency with ties to the Iranian government.