Please click here to access the full report of allegations by the National Council of Resistance of Iran: The following are excerpts from an article by Kellan Howell of The Washington Times of 4 September 2015
Protracted presence of several North Korean
nuclear & missile experts in Iran
A number of North Korean experts are currently in Tehran
September 4, 2015
The network of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) has obtained information from within the Iranian regime according to which Tehran has been working on a secret plan to deceive the IAEA’s inspectors when they visit suspect sites in Iran.
For some time, the clerical regime has been working on ways to conceal the military dimension of its nuclear projects from the IAEA.
To do so, it has sought the advice and expertise of North Korean experts by engaging in serious and continuous consultations with them.
Based on this information, a number of North Korean experts are currently based in Tehran. Their stay has continued after the July 14 agreement without any changes in their agenda, and they are working inside Iran.
While other North Korean experts come to Tehran for limited durations, this group has been based in Tehran for several months.
They have expertise in ballistic missile and nuclear work areas, particularly in the fields of warheads and missile guidance.
This specific group is a six-member team and is joined by other groups as well.
The North Korean project and the section in charge of their work in Hemmat Industrial Complex (responsible for development of ballistic missiles) is designated as code 9000. This demonstrates the systematic nature of the regime’s relationship and its collaboration with North Koreans in the missile and nuclear field. It also underscores its significance as far as the regime is concerned.
This six-man team is only one group of North Korean experts stationed in Tehran. Specifically, the team collaborates with Nouri Industries, which is concentrating on the production of ballistic missile warheads for Shahab-3 and Ghadr missiles. Both missiles can carry a nuclear payload. Nouri Industries is identified with code 8500.
Nouri Industries actively and systematically cooperates with the “Center for Research and Design of New Aerospace Technologies,” which is one of the seven sub-divisions of the “Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research” (known by its Farsi acronym SPND). Experts of SPND are in constant liaison with the Nouri Industries.