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Saturday, 14 July 2012 - 12:32
Iran will be nuclear armed by 2014 says UK intelligence
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Britain's foreign intelligence chief believes his agents prevented Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons but that the country will become armed within two years.

In a rare public speech, MI6 boss John Sawers told a meeting of around 100 senior civil servants in London that British agents had foiled Iran's attempts to produce a nuclear weapon as long as four years ago.

The US unleashed a fresh wave of sanctions against Iran on Thursday, ratcheting up pressure to convince Tehran to take seriously concerns about its suspected nuclear weapons programme.

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