On Friday, an Iran nuclear item was seized in Spain after police inspected a trailer at a toll road booth. The material was on its way to Iran and officials said the materials were going to be used in their nuclear program, said CNN on Jan.11.
Two people were arrested and taken into custody after the nuclear item was seized. An Interior Ministry statement gave the following information about the items that were seized,
"...high resistance to corrosion, make them particularly apt for use in the nuclear industry," the ministry said.
Along with the nuclear items that were seized, police also found incriminating documents, accessories that were used for mounting and suspicious computer data: all were seized.
According to the ministry, the traffic stop stemmed from a nearly year-long investigation that originated in Spain. The ministry said the goal of the investigation was to:
"Restrict the flow of materials and technology of so-called "dual use" items, which can be used for nuclear weapons programs."