Skip to comments.Turkey Holds Suspicious Iran-Venezuela Shipment (Axis of evil?)
Posted on 01/06/2009 3:21:35 PM PST by khnyny
ANKARA, Turkey Turkey was holding a suspicious shipment bound for Venezuela from Iran because it contained lab equipment capable of producing explosives, a customs official said Tuesday.
Suleyman Tosun, a customs official at the Mediterranean port of Mersin, said military experts were asked to examine the material, which was seized last month, and decide whether to let the shipment to go to Venezuela.
Authorities detected the equipment during a search of 22 containers labeled "tractor parts," Tosun said. They were brought to Mersin by trucks from neighboring Iran, he said. Turkey's Interior Ministry said an investigation was under way.
"Experts from Turkey's Atomic Institute determined there were no traces of radioactive material, but said the equipment was enough to set up an explosives lab," Tosun said. "We have asked the military to send experts to determine whether to resume the shipment."
Some barrels, labeled with "danger" signs, contained chemicals. Tosun said details were still unclear.
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it contained lab equipment capable of producing explosives...Authorities detected the equipment during a search of 22 containers labeled "tractor parts," ...no traces of radioactive material, but said the equipment was enough to set up an explosives lab... Some barrels, labeled with "danger" signs, contained chemicals.
Within 3 years, Iran will have a few functional nukes and Chavez will be developing a nuke, while we talk oursleves into a great big hole.
Nice, they can give them to Chavez and the illegals can just bring them right into the US by crossing the(non)border.
“An Iranian embassy official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media, said the shipment contained “nothing important.”
..Just enough equipment and explosives to set up a weapons lab...nah, nothing important.
Nukes are already here. Saw the report a few years back.
Maybe these were actually being returned to Venezuela because they were no longer needed since Obama is President!