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Iranian Nuclear Scientists Were Present At Failed North Korean Missile Launch, Says Source
Haaretz ^ | 16 April 2012 | Barak Ravid

Posted on 04/16/2012 7:14:58 AM PDT by edpc

A dozen Iranian nuclear experts visited North Korea last week to observe its failed rocket launch on Friday, South Korean state news agency Yonhap's Washington correspondent reported on Sunday.

"On March 31, 12 Iranians of the Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG) arrived in North Korea. "The Iranians undoubtedly were there to observe the missile launch and receive test data from North Korea," the correspondent quoted a diplomatic source, who wished to remain anonymous, as saying.

(Excerpt) Read more at haaretz.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iran; northkorea; nuclear
Impossible. The Iranian nuclear program is peaceful and they have no intentions of making a deployable warhead. No reason for experts and technicians to be there at all.

/S

1 posted on 04/16/2012 7:15:09 AM PDT by edpc
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To: edpc

Too bad it didn’t go BOOM on the launch pad.


2 posted on 04/16/2012 7:16:11 AM PDT by AU72
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To: AU72
I'm sure they were far from the pad and in a bunker. The lessons of the Nedelin disaster is probably Rocket Launch 101 for people in the field.

One could always hope otherwise, though........

3 posted on 04/16/2012 7:24:58 AM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: edpc

Wouldn’t surprise me at all if members of the State Department, representing zer0’s regime, were there as well...


4 posted on 04/16/2012 7:26:29 AM PDT by C210N (Mitt "Severe Etch-a-Sketch" mcRominate-me)
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5 posted on 04/16/2012 8:07:20 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: edpc

I read that the N Koreans apparently made their missle out of the wrong kind of wood.


6 posted on 04/16/2012 8:08:51 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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I am glad they SAW it.


7 posted on 04/16/2012 2:08:41 PM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: AU72

8 posted on 04/17/2012 12:59:06 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Study closely socialist Hugo Chavez' usage of 'popular masses' in the streets to thwart 1992 coup)
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