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Europeans 'supplied Pakistani nuclear network'

A police report into the Malaysian end of a Pakistani-led network hawking nuclear technology to countries such as Libya and Iran has concluded that most of its suppliers were Europeans. The report, published on Friday, includes new details about what was provided by the network, alleging that used centrifuges were delivered to Iran from Pakistan in 1994-95 and that nuclear material and centrifuge parts were airlifted to Libya from Pakistan some seven years later. It also enlarges on who allegedly supplied the network. The report, most of which appears to derive from interviews with a Sri Lankan-born businessman Bukhari Sayed Abu Tahir, absolves the Malaysia-based Scomi Group, which produced centrifuge parts ordered by Mr Tahir for Libya, of any wrongdoing. Scomi is owned by Kamaluddin Abdullah, the only son of Malaysia’s prime minister, Abdullah Badawi. Full Story

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