IS plans to seize Iran's nuke secrets

IS plans to seize Iran's nuke secrets

Policy manifesto discloses terror group's ambitions

IS plans to seize Iran's nuke secrets

 The Islamic State (IS) terror group plans to seize Iran’s nuclear secrets, unleash a vicious campaign of ethnic cleansing and Nazi-style eugenics to consolidate and expand its self-declared caliphate, according to a seized policy manifesto of the dreaded outfit.

The group urged its members to plan for war with Iran and has ambitions to seize Tehran’s nuclear secrets in a manifesto believed to have been written by Abdullah Ahmed al-Meshedani, a member of the group’s highly secretive six-man war cabinet.

The document, typed on perforated sheets, was seized by Iraqi special forces during a raid in March on the home of one of the commanders of IS, “The Sunday Times” reported on Sunday.

In the document, which has been examined by western security officials — who believe it to be authentic — Meshedani wrote that IS aims to get hold of nuclear weapons with the help of Russia, to whom it would offer access to gas fields it controls in Iraq’s Anbar province.

Also, the documents said, Kremlin will have to give up “Iran and its nuclear programme and hand over its secrets.” Russia would also have to abandon support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and back the Gulf States against Iran.

Believed to be a policy manifesto prepared for senior members of IS, the document offers a unique insight into the ambitions of the Islamist commanders who have shocked the world with their fanaticism and brutality, the paper said.

The IS militants have captured swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria and their leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has declared himself the Caliph of the Islamic State.

The document contains 70 different plans like launching a vicious campaign of ethnic cleansing, Nazi-style eugenics and intelligence gathering operations to consolidate and expand the group’s self-declared Islamic caliphate, it said.