Hypocritical Joschka Fischer on Iran - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jonathan S
    • 02.02.07 | 11:30 (IST)

    Joschka Fischer is the least one to give lectures on Iran and the ME in general. During his ill-fated time as FM, trade with the mullah regime in Tehran doubled. A collaboration treaty with Tehran on nuclear cooperation that could have been cancelled in 2002 was prolonged for another 5 years. Last spring it became known that the German government in which Fischer served as Vice Chancellor too, knew for years about illegal German shipment of spare parts for the Iranian Air Force as well as for the nuclear reactor in Busheer, and kept silence about it. Nothing was done, despite numerous protests by the US administration against German shipments for the secret nuclear programme of the mullahs. Well-known by the German secret service BND, Germany has sent for more than 20 years highly sophisticated technology for the facilities in Natanz and Arak. Someone who has been so extremely helpful with the rogue state in Tehran, should better keep silent about Iran. Fischer has learned nothing.

    from the article: And now for Iran
    First published 00:00 02.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 01.02.07
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