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FLASHBACK: Russia Reaches Deal With Iran to Construct Nuclear Plants
New Yorks Times ^

Posted on 10/24/2017 8:13:17 PM PDT by TigerClaws

MOSCOW — Russia agreed on Tuesday to build two new nuclear power reactors in Iran, with a possibility of six more after that, in a deal that greatly expands nuclear cooperation between the two countries.

The agreement shows that Russia is pressing ahead with its own vision for ensuring that Iran does not build nuclear weapons, by supplying civilian power technology that will operate under international monitoring. The approach won acceptance from the International Atomic Energy Agency and, grudgingly, from the Bush administration over the last decade as Russia completed Iran’s first civilian nuclear plant, at Bushehr on the Persian Gulf coast.

The United States was initially critical of the Russian policy of providing civilian reactors to Iran, but later withdrew its objections. Russia agreed to complete the reactor, which was begun as a German project before the Iranian revolution of 1979, on the condition that all the nuclear fuel used at the plant over its lifetime be supplied and reprocessed by Russian companies.

By demanding that Iran buy Russian reactor fuel, the authorities in Moscow deprived Iran of part of its justification for developing the ability to enrich uranium at home. But the deal has not halted the Iranian enrichment program. Iranian officials say they also require enriched uranium for medical purposes.

The United States, Israel, Saudi Arabia and other nations want the enrichment program to be shut down because the same industrial process, using centrifuges, can be used to produce materials for nuclear weapons. Critics of the Russian policy say any nuclear technology transfer to Iran is dangerous.

TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: flashback; obamairandeal; obamarussia; russiabriberyscandal
Did the Hillary/Podesta kickback deal lead to uranium being shipped from the U.S. to Iran?

Are we selling material to make the bombs that can be used to kill us?

1 posted on 10/24/2017 8:13:17 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws
I would like to know why it is okay for Hillary to help other nations (mostly our enemies) to acquire nuclear plants with our tax-payer money.

And yet, we can't use our own money to build nuclear plants on American soil.

2 posted on 10/24/2017 8:19:47 PM PDT by Slyfox (Are you tired of winning yet?)
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To: Slyfox

Our Uranium and Plutonium sold by the Clintons to Iran reminds me of the Steel we sold Japan pre WWII that was used to build Japan’s Navy.

3 posted on 10/24/2017 8:43:28 PM PDT by Zenjitsuman (Y)
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To: Zenjitsuman

Here is your real case of COLLUSION. Between the Clintons, Obamanistas, the Criminal/Marxist Russians and the Psychopaths of Iran.

The hearings are going to be GREAT!

4 posted on 10/24/2017 8:50:50 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: TigerClaws

The current situation would be even more ironic if the main ingredient in nuclear reactors was Europium.

5 posted on 10/24/2017 9:06:44 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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