Skip to comments.UPDATED: Iraqi paper reports discovery of nuclear warheads
Posted on 07/20/2004 11:14:11 PM PDT by propertiusEdited on 07/21/2004 11:16:05 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
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U.N. inspectors prepare to return to Iraq within days
By The Associated Press
Wednesday, July 21, 2004
CAIRO -- U.N. inspectors will return to Iraq in the coming days following an official invitation from the new government, the head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency said Tuesday.
Mohamed ElBaradei, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, told reporters in Cairo that Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari had formally asked his agency to return.
The inspectors, who will continue their work to ensure that Iraq complies with the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, will leave as soon as safety arrangements have been made, agency spokeswoman Melissa Fleming said from IAEA headquarters in Vienna, Austria. ElBaradei estimated they would depart in the next few days.
The inspectors will go to the Tuwaitha facility, 12 miles south of Baghdad, where they will "do an inventory verification on the nuclear material remaining in Iraq," Fleming added.
Besides safeguards inspectors, the agency also had weapons inspectors in Iraq who searched for nuclear weapons under a mandate issued by the U.N. Security Council. Those inspectors left just before the war began in 2003.
"The return of U.N. inspectors to Iraq is an urgent necessity; not to search for weapons of mass destruction, but to write the final report about the nonexistence of (such) weapons ... in Iraq, which will enable the lifting of sanctions," ElBaradei said in Cairo.
My fellow patriots:
We have all missed the obvious here:
The outcome of this story is the same for the left in any case.
Case one, it doesn't pan out
Case two, its true.
In either case the leftist howl-a-bots will proclaim to all
ITS BUSH'S FAULT!
The timing of the find will be called suspicious.
I hope they find them and take pitures of the WMDs!
notice how the online newspaper has the year as 2003? Im thinking this is crap
You Kenyans always seem to be in the know.
Why do you think Berger was destroying documents at such a feverish pitch?
"Nobody thought Iraq had working nuclear warheads."
Nobody thought North Korea had them, either.
That being said, I don't buy it either. Oh, to be wrong.
No kidding! LOL
LOL! I was trying to figure out how to work TrouserGate into this story. Good job. You stuned my beeber.
He won't say, but I believe he's a British reporter. The Brits actually dig for their news. Here, it ain't "news" until Dan Rather says it is news.
You're forgetting the fact that they're in a different time zone.
So does the Arabic....
"He was doing the right thing by hiding them from the other dictators."
What? I said the YEAR is 2003! That has nothing to do with time zone!
*smacks you over the head with a calendar!
Not quite what you're looking for, but I say:
They still only have the Tuesday front page up in PDF
Where did you see this?
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