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cal04 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-20-05 11:54 AM
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3. UN nuclear watchdog to clear Iran on uranium charge
The UN nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded that highly enriched uranium particles found in Iran were from imported equipment and not from work in making what can be the raw material for atom bombs, diplomats told AFP news on Friday.

The IAEAs latest finding will be seen by those in favor of Iran as another checkmark in their column to back up the Islamic republics rebuttals, diplomat close to the agency said on Friday.

The conclusion shows the highly enriched uranium appears to emanate from Pakistan, the diplomat told AFP, adding that the results on cases of (LEU) low enriched uranium contamination, which is below weapons-grade, were murky and that the LEU issue will probably never be solved.

Another diplomat said the inability to resolve the LEU question meant that the investigation's results don't prove Iran's story is true. They prove it is plausible.
The diplomat also said that the IAEAs September 3 report will also say that the agency has found little suspicious in Iran's work with plutonium.The IAEA declined to comment refused to comment on the latest findings, to be included in its September 3 report on Iran's compliance with international nuclear safeguards.

http://www.aljazeera.com/me.asp?service_ID=9501
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  -U.N. Agency Findings Back Up Iran Claim maddezmom  Aug-20-05 11:39 AM   #0 
  - this very fact was in the papers about a 1-2 weeks ago.  rodeodance   Aug-20-05 11:42 AM   #1 
  - oops...missed it  maddezmom   Aug-20-05 11:43 AM   #2 
  - For whatever reasons..  NeoConsSuck   Aug-20-05 06:50 PM   #20 
  - UN nuclear watchdog to clear Iran on uranium charge  cal04   Aug-20-05 11:54 AM   #3 
  - sadly,  ayeshahaqqiqa   Aug-20-05 11:57 AM   #4 
  - if he tries to nukes anything he'll be out on his ass in seconds  anotherdrew   Aug-20-05 04:03 PM   #9 
     - Oh my! ...  ElectroPrincess   Aug-20-05 05:18 PM   #16 
  - Boy, Bush is having a bad vacation. "Mommy, I want to attack SOMEBODY!!"  VegasWolf   Aug-20-05 11:58 AM   #5 
  - I saw this info sink a few times last week...  annabanana   Aug-20-05 12:03 PM   #6 
  - Done ...  RoyGBiv   Aug-20-05 02:56 PM   #7 
  - Good idea....Let's get it on the Greatest page...  loudsue   Aug-20-05 03:18 PM   #8 
  - 2 questions:  dotcosm   Aug-20-05 04:09 PM   #10 
  - 1 more question and 2 partial answers  evermind   Aug-20-05 04:22 PM   #12 
     - thanks for the reply...  dotcosm   Aug-20-05 04:33 PM   #13 
        - Well, I'm not convinced there's an Iranian intention to build nukes  evermind   Aug-20-05 04:52 PM   #14 
           - I don't know -- it seems that those who get nukes  dotcosm   Aug-20-05 05:05 PM   #15 
              - Iraq was a country debilitated by a decade of crippling sanctions  evermind   Aug-20-05 06:57 PM   #21 
  - Well, you know...  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Aug-20-05 04:14 PM   #11 
  - EMAIL THIS OUT!!!  jsamuel   Aug-20-05 05:37 PM   #17 
  - This will be ignored by the Bushies and their Poodle Press just like the  Nothing Without Hope   Aug-20-05 06:41 PM   #18 
  - Isn't it a shame that telling the truth means staying anonymous?  mbperrin   Aug-20-05 06:44 PM   #19 
  - Nice, but the truth from the UN did not help Iraq a damned bit!  mom cat   Aug-20-05 07:38 PM   #22 
  - this is similar to when El Baradei debunked the niger story  burythehatchet   Aug-20-05 09:45 PM   #23 
 

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