Thursday, August 19, 2004

Iraq official confirms Iran infiltration

Last week I noted that This is Rumor Control was reporting rumors of Iranian money and weapons finding their way into Iraq, an Iranian strategy to bloody the U.S. ahead of any U.S. invasion of Iran.

Today, TiRC is confirming that story:

The Interior Ministry said that it would release a videotape of the arms, which showed the Iranian weapons. The video was released, as promised, on August 15 — and showed arms in boxes with Farsi markings on them. A public photograph on the website of the Multi-National Force-Iraq also seemed to confirm the confiscations. “There were Farsi language marks on the boxes containing the arms and heavy machine guns laid out on the floor with serial numbers on the sides of the guns,” a reporter on-the-scene told This Is Rumor Control.

Here we go…

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