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UN diplomat rejects claims that Iran is arming Taliban

Posted by alanmirs on September 24, 2007


 

UN diplomat rejects claims that Iran is arming Taliban

Pakistan border a bigger concern: envoy

Mike Blanchfield, CanWest News Service

Published: Monday, September 24, 2007

MONTREAL – A top United Nations diplomat is dismissing claims from the Bush administration that Iran is supplying weapons to the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan

Asked whether the UN has seen any evidence of Iranian weaponry reaching the Taliban insurgency, Chris Alexander, the deputy United Nations representative to Kabul, told CanWest News Service: "None. It’s the other border across which arms and weapons principally arrive."

http://www.canada.com/calgaryherald/story.html?id=15e92de9-f8bb-49cc-9579-4488d02a23f1&k=52336

 

 

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