Iran Increased Efforts to Obtain Illicit Nuclear Missile Technology—German Intel

June 10, 2022

Author: 

Benjamin Weinthal

Publication: 

The Jerusalem Post

Related Country: 

  • Germany

On June 7, the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), an intelligence agency, released a report describing "a significant increase" in Iran's attempts to obtain equipment and material for its nuclear program. According to the report, the German Customs Investigations Bureau (ZKA) investigated a German citizen in Norderstedt suspected of having assisted with the procurement of laboratory equipment and spectrometers for Iran's nuclear and missile programs.