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Iran suspends uranium enrichment
The Guardian UK ^ | Sunday, 11-04-2012 | Josh Layton

Posted on 11/03/2012 8:34:59 PM PDT by Abiotic

Iran has suspended the enrichment of uranium stockpiles to the 20% purity needed to bring it a short step from building a nuclear device, news services in the region have reported.

Mohammad Hossein Asfari, a member of parliament responsible for foreign policy and national security, was quoted as saying that the move was a "goodwill" gesture, aimed at softening Iran's position before a new round of scheduled talks with the United States after this week's presidential elections.

Asfari said he hoped sanctions would be lifted in return for Iran's actions, otherwise it would resume the programme, according to a website belonging to the Al Arabiya news channel. Talks aimed at halting Iran's enrichment programme have made little progress, leading to the west tightening sanctions and increasing the prospect of military action by Israel.

The Islamic republic's economy has plummeted in the grip of punitive economic measures and Tehran indicated earlier this month that it would be willing to negotiate. However, the offer to suspend enrichment required so many concessions that it was dismissed by the United States.

(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: elbaradeisbomb; enrichment; iaeabomb; iran; iraniannuke; mullahsbomb; nuclear; nucleariran; qatar; uranium; valeriejarrett
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November surprise?
1 posted on 11/03/2012 8:35:02 PM PDT by Abiotic
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To: Abiotic




/.02

2 posted on 11/03/2012 8:36:28 PM PDT by tomkat ( PAlabama '12 < < RR > > 300 +)
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To: Abiotic

And if you believe that, I have beachfront property in North Dakota I’m willing to sell REAL cheap.....


3 posted on 11/03/2012 8:36:36 PM PDT by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: Abiotic

So the say.


4 posted on 11/03/2012 8:36:36 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: Abiotic

Oh I believe this. /sarcasm of course


5 posted on 11/03/2012 8:36:46 PM PDT by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: Abiotic

Who believes this radical liar? He will say anything to keep his buddy in the White House.


6 posted on 11/03/2012 8:37:26 PM PDT by kempster
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To: Abiotic

Sure they have.


7 posted on 11/03/2012 8:37:41 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Abiotic

Ryder Truck will soon be backing up to WH, fumigators to follow

It`s almost here


8 posted on 11/03/2012 8:37:53 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (Michael Barone says its a landslide...believe it)
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To: Abiotic

Suuuuure they did.

Do they also have a bridge for sale?

Refinance your home?

Transfer $35 million out of Nigeria to your bank account?


9 posted on 11/03/2012 8:38:36 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Abiotic

An in-kind contribution to Obama.


10 posted on 11/03/2012 8:38:49 PM PDT by Calusa (‘We’re going to have that person arrested.....that did the video,” said Hillary Clinton.)
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To: Abiotic

A lie to support Obama.


11 posted on 11/03/2012 8:39:03 PM PDT by bmwcyle (45% to 47% of American voters are stupid)
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To: Abiotic
Last Gasp for the zer0 regime?
12 posted on 11/03/2012 8:39:03 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Abiotic

AND they never lied to us before!!!! right?


13 posted on 11/03/2012 8:39:10 PM PDT by fish hawk
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To: Friendofgeorge

LOL


14 posted on 11/03/2012 8:39:10 PM PDT by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: Abiotic

Yeah, okay, right. I feel better already


15 posted on 11/03/2012 8:39:10 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady ("When injustice becomes law, then resistance becomes duty." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: kempster

These pathetic pukes. They realize after the election they’re more likely to get hit, too.


16 posted on 11/03/2012 8:39:16 PM PDT by GodfearingTexan
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To: Abiotic

Even if it were true, a week or so later they’ll start right up again, saying the US was being difficult, unreasonable, blah blah blah. They are aiming for that goal, and nothing short of bombing will stop them.


17 posted on 11/03/2012 8:40:03 PM PDT by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: Abiotic

Yeah, and we don’t even have a way of telling where the plants ARE, let alone what they are DOING.

Though the pro-Obama gesture is no surprise.


18 posted on 11/03/2012 8:40:33 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: kempster; musicman

time for one of those Hope and Change cartoons


19 posted on 11/03/2012 8:40:55 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Abiotic

Too late, Axlerod...too late.


20 posted on 11/03/2012 8:41:06 PM PDT by IrishPennant (Dr Erkel and Mr. Jive...lurking the streets of DC)
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To: theDentist

Even without achieving bomb fission, they could make a very dirty bomb.


21 posted on 11/03/2012 8:41:28 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: Abiotic

"If you believe this, I'll shave my head
and these plugs cost me a lot!"

22 posted on 11/03/2012 8:41:35 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Abiotic

Hey! North Korea did the same thing.

Then they tested a small A-bomb...


23 posted on 11/03/2012 8:42:16 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (The pundits have forgotten the 2010 elections.)
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To: Abiotic

Wow....did the guardian pick this up via Facebook or twitter?


24 posted on 11/03/2012 8:42:36 PM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (We the People are coming!!)
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To: Abiotic

I will not be moved or suprised by ANY “news” I hear in the next 3 days.


25 posted on 11/03/2012 8:42:56 PM PDT by John 3_19-21 (Desperation leads to curious events)
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To: bmwcyle

Exactly,

Baracktober-AhmedinejadNovember Surprise.

Just like gas prices magically go down significantly the week before the election.

It was 3.01.9 here in the Midwest today. Yeah, I filled up.


26 posted on 11/03/2012 8:44:02 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Abiotic

> Mohammad Hossein Asfari... was quoted as saying that the move was a “goodwill” gesture...

Right, a goodwill gesture aimed at Mohammad Obama.


27 posted on 11/03/2012 8:44:47 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Abiotic
"Iran has suspended the enrichment of uranium stockpiles to the 20% purity needed to bring it a short step from building a nuclear device, news services in the region have reported."


28 posted on 11/03/2012 8:45:27 PM PDT by Spunky (Those)
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To: Abiotic

Quit enriching huh? Did they tell ya that? LOL


29 posted on 11/03/2012 8:47:37 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: F15Eagle; All


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30 posted on 11/03/2012 8:50:35 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Abiotic

Ha ha. Obama promised him more flexibility after the election too.


31 posted on 11/03/2012 8:51:15 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: Spunky

Like button being pushed for that pic! LOL


32 posted on 11/03/2012 8:52:22 PM PDT by JouleZ (You are the company you keep.)
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To: Abiotic
I also believe it is bovine scatology

However, on the flip side . . . maybe this is called self preservation

Maybe they believe Mittens wins the election and undoubtedly will support his buddy Bibi.

This being the case, Bibi will then unleash all the force upon their land with the full blessing of the White House.

33 posted on 11/03/2012 8:53:34 PM PDT by saywhatagain
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To: Abiotic

Manchester Guardian lies again.


34 posted on 11/03/2012 8:59:01 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Abiotic

I believe them. They stopped enrichment at that particular facility and moved the operation elsewhere.


35 posted on 11/03/2012 9:00:22 PM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: Abiotic

Or so we are being told. No one has physically confirmed this yet, so who the hell knows how true it is.

And with Obama and his admin.....it’s probably just talk, because they are desperate to try anything to get more votes.

Ain’t gonna work, IMO. The Economy is a BIGGER issue for most, than the Iran issue, I think.


36 posted on 11/03/2012 9:00:22 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Friendofgeorge
Ryder Truck will soon be backing up to WH, fumigators to follow It`s almost here


37 posted on 11/03/2012 9:00:25 PM PDT by granite (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left - Ecclest 10:2)
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To: Spunky

Exactly, “news services in the region” . . . the Tehran Times or IRNA or one of those. Was Pravda credible to the Manchester Guardian during the Cold War too?


38 posted on 11/03/2012 9:00:52 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Abiotic

Man, the Iranians must be terrified that Romney will win to try to pull something like this days before the election.

Hopefully most Americans will be too intelligent not to see through this ruse.


39 posted on 11/03/2012 9:04:29 PM PDT by FenwickBabbitt
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Yes, but a very dirty bomb will not incinerate everybody in Tel Aviv, or Manhattan, or DC. And that’s party of the problem: Too many people truly don’t believe that is what they want, and it IS what they want.


40 posted on 11/03/2012 9:07:11 PM PDT by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: Abiotic

Obama and Co. have already tried class warfare, their imaginary war on women, the race card, Big Bird martyrdom, Bain Capital, Romney’s tax returns, Hurricane Sandy, and the Tea Party blame game. Now they’re going to announce Obama has persuaded Iran to cease uranium enrichment so they can hold talks after the election; that is, if Mr. Hussein wins. Talk about a crock of crap! If Obama really cared and had that power, he would have done so years ago. Instead, he empowers radical Islamic regimes at the expense of our safety. I, for one, am tired of Obama insulting my intelligence with his endless array of propaganda! This man will do or say anything to win an election!


41 posted on 11/03/2012 9:11:09 PM PDT by xuberalles ("The Right Stuff" Conservative Novelties http://www.zazzle.com/xuberalles)
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To: Abiotic

Dick Morris called this one a long time ago.


42 posted on 11/03/2012 9:14:03 PM PDT by PatrickHaggerty
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To: FenwickBabbitt
not to see through this ruse

They ain't no video, so Iz ain't believing it doc.
Sincerely,
Bugs Bunny

Bet even Daffy Duck isn't this stupid!

43 posted on 11/03/2012 9:14:06 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: theDentist

Both kinds of bombs are useful for terrorism.


44 posted on 11/03/2012 9:14:41 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: bmwcyle
Now, boys and girls - can you say “al-Tarkaaya”?

I knew you could.

45 posted on 11/03/2012 9:15:47 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: Abiotic

Yeah, that’ll last until about 7:01 pm Tuesday.


46 posted on 11/03/2012 9:15:57 PM PDT by bgill (Evil doers are in every corner of our government. Have we passed the point of no return?)
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To: Abiotic

There is only one thing that will ever stop the iranians from seeking to bring about a nuclear Armageddon.

Give them the radioactive fire they crave and teach their survivors to fear.


47 posted on 11/03/2012 9:16:34 PM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (With (R)epublicans like these, who needs (D)emocrats?)
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To: Abiotic

1. CORRECTION: Iran SAID they suspended uranium enrichment — WHO verified it?

2. FOR HOW LONG?! 3 days — until Obama gets reelected?


48 posted on 11/03/2012 9:17:04 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Abiotic
"I'll buy that for a dollar!"


49 posted on 11/03/2012 9:19:15 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Abiotic

Wonder how much Obomba paid for THAT!??? So very transparent...I guess that’s what the ONE meant about “transparency”.....


50 posted on 11/03/2012 9:19:25 PM PDT by goodnesswins (What has happened to America?)
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