August 23, 2010
Iran Strikes Back Against Sanctions
Kaveh Afrasiabi, Asia Times
The much-delayed nuclear power plant in the southern Iranian city of Bushehr was uploaded with nuclear fuel on Saturday, the first step toward the Russian-built plant going online next month. This realizes a long-sought objective of Iran that at times seemed imperiled by costly delays and efforts by the United States and Israel to convince Moscow to stop it opening until Iran had complied with United Nations sanctions resolutions.
TAGGED: Nuclear Weapons, Iran