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Greek parties condemn Iran oil ban

Posted by seumasach on January 29, 2012

PressTV

29th January, 2012

The coalition of left parties in Greece has denounced the European Union’s decision to ban oil imports from Iran as being in line with the US and Israeli warmongering policies in the Middle East.

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Non-Aligned Movement backs Iran

Posted by seumasach on September 16, 2010

Kaveh Afrasiabi

Asia Times

17th September, 2010

In a strongly-worded statement, representatives of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have supported Iran’s position on the contentious issue of IAEA inspectors and have also expressed concern that the most recent IAEA report on Iran has “departed from standard verification language”.

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Iran, Brazil and the ‘bomb’

Posted by seumasach on May 2, 2010

Pepe Escobar

Asia Times

30th April, 2010

Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim put it very politely at a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart Manouchehr Mottaki in Tehran this Tuesday. Amorim said, “Brazil is interested to have a share in settling the Iranian nuclear issue in an appropriate way.”

“Appropriate” is code for dialogue – not a fourth round of sanctions slammed by the United Nations Security Council, much less the military option, which the Barack Obama administration has stridently kept on the table. Thus by positioning itself as a mediator in search for a peaceful solution, the Brazilian government is in fact on a “soft” collision course with the Obama administration.

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The bootstrap theory of propaganda

Posted by seumasach on November 27, 2009

Stephen Gowans

What’s Left

23rd November, 2009

 

U.S. politicians are, through assertion and repetition, attempting to create as common knowledge the idea that Iran has a nuclear weapons program and that the last presidential election in Iran was fraudulent, even though there is no evidence to back either claim.

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Iran announces nascent nuclear enrichment plant

Posted by seumasach on September 25, 2009

PressTV

25th September, 2009

In line with its guarantee to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for clarity on its nuclear activities, Iran has informed the agency that it is constructing a second plant for uranium enrichment.

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Nuclear ‘scare’ against Iran exposed

Posted by seumasach on July 10, 2008

Gareth Porter(Asia Times)

10th July, 2008
WASHINGTON – A 15-page paper on the process requirements for casting and machining of uranium metal into hemispherical forms – said to useful only for making the core of a nuclear weapon – has been raised by the United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in recent months as evidence of an alleged Iranian intention to build nuclear weapons.

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