U.S. says it had no role in massive damage at Natanz, attributed to cyber attack

U.S. says it had no role in massive damage at Natanz, attributed to cyber attack

[Ed. – Reporting has indicated an explosion took place and knocked out all the power to the complex.  It would take a sophisticated cyber attack to bring that off.  The power loss is thought by some estimates to have done damage to underground centrifuges, as well as electric power infrastructure, that will take months to recover from.  The Biden administration is anxious for the world to know we had nothing to do with it.]

The White House said Monday that the United States had nothing to do with what Iran says was a sabotage attack on its Natanz uranium enrichment plant.

“The US was not involved in any manner,” Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters. “We have nothing to add on speculation about the causes or the impacts.” …

Israel did not claim responsibility for the incident, but unsourced media reports in the country attributed it to a “cyber operation” by the Israeli security services. …

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Psaki said Monday that the incident would not derail the talks, in which Washington is taking part indirectly.

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