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    George W. Bush, endorsed the Russian reactor deal with Iran in 2007: Bush noted Russia’s announcement that it would ship nuclear fuel to Iran’s first atomic power station, the unfinished Bushehr plant, and said such deliveries further reduced Tehran’s need to enrich uranium. “If that’s the case, if the Russians are willing to do that , which I support , then the Iranians do not need to learn how to enrich. If the Iranians accept that uranium for a civilian nuclear power plant, then there’s no need for them to learn how to enrich,” G.W Bush. As reported on Juan Cole's [Professor of History at the University of Michigan] Informed Comment: "Bush supported the deal because many safeguards had been built in to prevent the reactors being used to create weapons. And because those safeguards were entirely practical, undermining the Iranian arguments for their need to enrich uranium themselves to fuel such reactors. Moreover, the reactor is being actively inspected by the International Atomic Energy Agency, which continues to certify that no nuclear fuel is being diverted by Iran to weapons purposes." http://www.juancole.com/ Of course Bush might have been misled into thinking the reactor plant was named in his honor…

    from the article: Iran, Russia begin fueling Bushehr nuclear power plant
    First published 02:03 21.08.10 | Last updated 11:05 21.08.10
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