Thursday, February 23, 2012

23-Feb-12: Might have been funny if the stakes were not so high: the ongoing farce in which straight-faced people defend the messianic terrorist regime of Iran

Wife of Assassinated Scientist: Annihilation of Israel "Mostafa's Ultimate Goal"
Source: The FARS news agency [21-Feb-12] TEHRAN (FNA)- The wife of Martyr Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan Behdast, who was assassinated by Mossad agents in Tehran in January, reiterated on Tuesday that her husband sought the annihilation of the Zionist regime wholeheartedly. "Mostafa's ultimate goal was the annihilation of Israel," Fatemeh Bolouri Kashani told FNA on Tuesday. Bolouri Kashani also underlined that her spouse loved any resistance figure in his life who was willing to fight the Zionist regime and supported the rights of the oppressed Palestinian nation.
Iran's 32-year-old Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan Behdast, a chemistry professor and a deputy director of commerce at Natanz uranium enrichment facility, was assassinated during the morning rush-hour in the capital early January. His driver was also killed in the terrorist attack.
Russia Warns Against 'Hasty Conclusions' Over Iran
Source: ABC News [22-Feb-12]  VIENNA February 22, 2012 (AP) Russia said Wednesday the world should not draw "hasty conclusions" over Iran's most recent rebuff of U.N. attempts to investigate allegations the Islamic Republic hid secret work on atomic arms, but the U.S. and its allies accused Tehran of nuclear defiance.
IAEA expert inspectors were barred this week from a specific military site suspected of being part of Iran's nuclear bomb project
Source: International Atomic Energy Agency press release [22-Feb-12]22 February 2012 | A senior IAEA expert team is returning from Iran after two days of discussions with Iranian officials held on 20 and 21 February 2012. The meeting followed previous discussions held on 29 to 31 January 2012. During both the first and second round of discussions, the Agency team requested access to the military site at Parchin. Iran did not grant permission for this visit to take place. Intensive efforts were made to reach agreement on a document facilitating the clarification of unresolved issues in connection with Iran's nuclear programme, particularly those relating to possible military dimensions. Unfortunately, agreement was not reached on this document. "It is disappointing that Iran did not accept our request to visit Parchin during the first or second meetings," IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said.
Noam Chomsky refutes US allegations against Iran N-program
Source: Chomsky Watch [17-Feb-12]  Renowned American academician Noam Chomsky has censured the US allegations against Iran’s peaceful nuclear program, and described Israel as the major threat to the global security. In his latest articled published in the Guardian, the senior American historian and philosopher argued that Iran’s “strategic doctrines are defensive, designed to deter invasion.” He lashed out at the propaganda campaign by the US media outlets aimed at portraying Iran as a “threat” and argued that Tehran would never even “come close to initiating a nuclear war.

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