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June 2000 - Iran Special Weapons News

  • RFE/RL Iran Report, Volume 3, Number 25 Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty 26 June 2000 -- WHY REFORM THE PRESS LAW? / AND JUST IN TIME / ANOTHER ELECTION RESULT CANCELED / 'WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE.' / TEHRAN MARKS INTERNATIONAL COUNTER-NARCOTICS DAY / IRANIAN ACTIVITIES IN HAITI / IRAN IS KEY TO STOPPING OIL SMUGGLING / 'WHAT'S IN A NAME?'
  • IRAN / FOREIGN RELATIONS Voice of America 23 June 2000 -- Iran this week gained entry into a group of developing nations -- known as the G-15 -- bolstering its links to other markets.
  • RFE/RL Iran Report, Volume 3, Number 24 Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty 19 June 2000 -- ASSAD'S DEATH UNLIKELY TO CHANGE IRANIAN TIES SOON / DISQUIET CONTINUES OVER ELECTION RESULTS / PRESS MAY BE FIRST ITEM ON PARLIAMENTARY AGENDA / ESPIONAGE TRIAL UNRAVELING / NATURE AND MAN CONSPIRE AGAINST FARMERS
  • IRAN PRESS Voice of America 18 June 2000 -- Iran's new reformist parliament is calling for an urgent review of the country's restrictive press law.
  • RFE/RL Iran Report, Volume 3, Number 23 Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty 12 June 2000 -- TEHRAN AND LOCKERBIE / FINAL DEFENSE SUBMITTED IN ESPIONAGE CASE / OIL SMUGGLING RESUMES / TEHRAN TRIES TO ROLL BACK LAWS ON WOMEN
  • RFE/RL Iran Report, Volume 3, Number 22 Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty 5 June 2000 -- NEW PARLIAMENT AFFECTS KHATAMI'S STANDING / BY-ELECTIONS AND TEHRAN RUN-OFF SCHEDULED / TRIAL OF POLICE WHO ATTACKED UNIVERSITY ENDS / MUSLIMS ARRESTED IN JEWISH ESPIONAGE TRIAL / REFUGEES REPATRIATED WITH INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE / ISRAELI WITHDRAWAL LEAVES QUESTIONS UNANSWERED / TEHRAN PROMOTES REGIONAL SECURITY PACT
  • IRAN KHOMEINI TOMB Voice of America 03 June 2000 -- Eleven years after his death, Images of Imam Khomeini's stern, bearded face still stare down on Iranians from all major streets and even in most shops throughout the country.
  • Important new Iranian missile test near, U.S. general says CNN June 2, 2000 -- The new test of the "Shahab-3" missile should occur in the next few months. Experts who later examined initial technical data reportedly concluded that the first test was actually successful, according to the Web site of the Federation of American Scientists. Gen.Anthony Zinni, the outgoing U.S. Central Commander, said Iran is anywhere from one to seven years away from developing a nuclear bomb, depending on whether it can acquire certain materials abroad or has to develop its own.



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