Posted on March 21, 2018
It said the reactor was close to being completed. It is long been thought Israel was responsible, but it never acknowledged this until now. Syria has repeatedly denied that the bombed site was a nuclear reactor. The admission comes after Israeli military censors lifted an order banning officials from discussing the operation. The International Atomic Energy Agency has said in the past that the site was “very likely” to have been a nuclear reactor. It has also suggested that it was being built with the help of North Korea. Syria, which has joined the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, has denied this.