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Russia to pull out engineers in Iran if war begins

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posted on Sep, 18 2007 @ 12:49 PM
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Russia to pull out engineers in Iran if war begins


www.hindustantimes.com

Amid escalating talk of a US-led attack against Iran, Moscow is preparing an emergency blueprint to evacuate hundreds of Russian construction engineers who have been building the $1bn Bushehr atomic power plant in southern Iran —which would be a key target in the event of war.
"We have contingency plans for the evacuation of our citizens from Iran," Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Losyukov said in an interview published in the daily Vremya Novostei on Tuesday.
"They are already drawn"
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posted on Sep, 18 2007 @ 12:49 PM
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Russia has been one of Iran's main suppliers of civil nuclear technology, but has also supported sanctions aimed at stopping Irans push for nuclear weapons.
Without the Russian engineers, could the Iranians complete their civil projects, and would stopping the civil process stop Iran obtaining the necessary radioactive material for nuclear weapons?

www.hindustantimes.com
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