In a briefing in Paris on Dec. 7, Heydari said he tracked the arrival of
North Korean technicians in Iran from 2002 and 2007, Middle East Newsline reported. He said the technical
delegations, meant to enhance Iranian strategic weapons programs, were
granted VIP treatment at Teheran International Airport.
"I saw them with my own eyes," Heydari, who defected in 2007, said.
"They were treated in a very discreet manner in order to pass through
without being seen."
Heydari said Iran, despite repeated denials, was intent on assembling a
nuclear weapon. In a briefing at the Center of Political and Foreign
Affairs, Heydari said he was informed of Iran's plans by members of the
Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, responsible for Teheran's missile and
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was identified as the leading
advocate of a nuclear weapons arsenal. Heydari said Ahmadinejad was pressing
for nuclear weapons as part of Iran's agenda for global influence.
"According to our information, this inner circle believes that with only
two bombs they can ensure the survival of the country and of Islam," Heydari