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Feb 24, 2009

Iran Might Stop Killing Brits

Iran Offered to Halt Attacks on UK Troops
02/21/09 - Telegraph.co.uk by Damien McElroy
Via Grand Bargain at NeptunusLex.

[edited] Sir John Sawers is the British ambassador to the United Nations.
The Iranians wanted to strike a deal. They would stop killing our forces in Iraq and stop undermining the political process there, in return for being allowed to continue their nuclear programme without hindrance and without economic sanctions.
Iran supplied arms, training, and strategic direction to Shia Muslim militias that were battling British forces for control of Basra. Iran supplied a deadly shaped-charge bomb that required precision engineering at Iranian military factories.

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