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Pakistan Insists It Gave No Nuclear Help to Iran

Pakistan Friday reiterated its denial of reports that it had assisted neighboring Iran’s nuclear program, calling them a reflection of “anti-Muslim bias.” A foreign ministry statement issued after a meeting in Islamabad Thursday between Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Gulam Ali Khoshroo and Pakistan’s Acting Foreign Secretary Tariq Osmal Hyder said both sides had rejected a report in that day’s London Times as “totally baseless.” “These unsubstantiated reports occur periodically in some sections of the Western media and they reflect their long-standing anti-Muslim bias,” the statement said. The statement said that in Islamabad, Khoshroo had detailed Iran’s efforts to resolve outstanding issues with the International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N.’s nuclear watchdog. Pakistan said it hoped these would be amicably resolved. Full Story

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