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Multiple news sources (Fox News, Jerusalem Post, Breitbart) report that according to German intel, Iran is actively seeking nuclear technology.

And the State Dept. has no knowledge of this development?

Via Free Beacon.

State Department spokesman John Kirby had trouble responding to questions from reporters on Friday about reports from German intelligence that Iran has been attempting to obtain illicit nuclear materials inside Germany.

Iran’s actions are in defiance of the nuclear deal that it signed along with the United States and five other world powers last summer, according to Germany’s domestic intelligence agency….

When asked by a reporter if Iran had sought to procure the nuclear equipment in question, Kirby said that neither he nor the International Atomic Energy Agency, or IAEA, had evidence of this. One reporter quickly noted hat the IAEA does not have the means to learn such actions are occurring….

“I’m not asking about the IAEA, which doesn’t really have an intelligence capacity,” the reporter said. “I’m asking specifically about whether Iran has sought to procure equipment for its nuclear program that it shouldn’t.

“I’ve answered the question,” Kirby said,

“No, you said, whoa,” the reporter said.

“Yes, I have,” Kirby said….


Fox News: German intel report charges Iran seeking illegal nuke, missile tech

Jerusalem Post: German intelligence: Iran seeks illegal nuclear technology


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