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Sunday, September 13, 2009

Obama wants to sell passenger jets to Iran?

This story from Iran's FARS News is unbelieveable:
US President Barack Obama has sought to tempt Tehran into negotiations by offering a $2.5 billion deal for selling 20 Boeing passenger planes and plane parts to Iran, a source revealed on Saturday.

"Obama's messages for delivering these airplanes to Iran were sent after the election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as Iran's president," an informed source told FNA on the condition of anonymity.

"The minimum price of these airplanes stands at $75 million and their maximum price is $120 million and their number is estimated at 20," the source added.

He reiterated that a number of these planes and aircraft parts are presently being delivered to Iran via Venezuela.

The source said that the money needed for purchasing the planes was supplied from Iran's blocked assets in the US, and underlined that all the planes have been manufactured in 2009 and are brand-new.
Well, the Iranians did ask for them in January.

I would love to see some reporter ask Mr. Woods or Mr. Kelley this question at the State Department briefing on Monday.

What could go wrong?


At 5:49 AM, Blogger NormanF said...

Does anyone still think Obama will lift a hand against Iran? In their dreams!


At 9:05 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Selling passenger jet planes to a tyrannical Islamic regime might just be Hussein's way of commemorating 9/11.


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