Reflections by Comrade Fidel
238 REASONS TO BE WORRIED
ANSA: The former head of Mossad between 1989 and 1996, Shabtai
Shavit, today stated that
AFP: This Tuesday the
ANSA: Today Iran announced that to date it produced more than 17 kilos of 20 % enriched uranium, at the time the supreme guide Ayatollah Ali Khomenei maintained that the arrogant powers are opposed to his country’s nuclear program because they fear Teheran as a symbol of Islamic movements in the world.
EFE: The commander of the army of the elite corps of the
Guardians of the Islamic Revolution, General Ali Fadavi today warned that if the
A high-ranking Iranian soldier stated that the
Fadavi added that the Army of the Guardians of the Revolution today have hundreds of ships outfitted with missile launchers.
EFE: The US Senate today approved new unilateral
ANSA: Head of the CIA Leon Panetta today warned that Iran has the capability of building two atomic bombs in two years since it now has sufficient capacity of enriched uranium to move forward in that plan, denied by Teheran.
This month there were 119 news cables about
In July, confrontation continued to grow. Before each additional imperialist measure, pressure, sanctions and threats the resolute Iranian resistance continued to strengthen.
AFP: In a letter
to the 15 Council members, thanking
Obama said that the
REUTERS: On Saturday, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said
that the latest sanctions against
AFP: On Monday an Iranian official announced that the
The official IRNA agency indicated that
They said that this measure was being applied since last
Thursday following the US Congress decision that imposes sanctions on the sale
of fuel products to
AP: On Tuesday
AFP: This Wednesday,
DPA: Documents today revealed that
AFP: On Wednesday, Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad described the
On Wednesday, Obama stated on Israeli Channel 2 that it
is unacceptable for
DPA: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu assured
Netanyahu indicated to the think tank Council on Foreign
Relations that the Soviets had thousands of atomic weapons, but that they were
rational and predictable, something
EFE: The possibility of an Israeli attack against Iran because of this country`s nuclear program has grown stronger, but its consequences would be devastating and would lead to a prolonged war with regional and global implications.
Those were the conclusions of a study entitled `Military Action against Iran: Impact and Effects` by the Oxford Research Group, a British centre which states that the consequences would be so serious that a way must be found to solve that crisis using methods other than military.
EFE: The UN Security Council today condemned terrorist
attacks perpetrated on a Shiite mosque in the south-east of
EFE: Official Japanese sources informed that the foreign
AFP: This Saturday Iran
accused western countries and
REUTERS: A semi-official Iranian news agency printed on
Saturday that a senior commander of the Revolutionary Guard stated that the
EFE: Iranian Parliamentary President Ali Larijani criticizes the unfair structure of power in the international arena, and in his opinion this has led to the instrumentalized use of the international bodies…
AP: On Tuesday, the Iranian Parliament authorized reprisal inspections against those countries which inspect cargo on Iranian ships and planes as part of the new UN sanctions because of Teheran`s nuclear program.
AFP: On Wednesday Iranian supreme guide Ali Khomenei urged all Moslems to fight against the United States and United Kingdom`s blind and fierce terrorism; he accused these two countries of being behind the double suicide bombing that left 28 dead this month in a Shiite mosque.
Iranian official was quoted on Friday by the semi-official Mehr news agency as
He said that they were free to choose any currency for the sale of their oil…
REUTERS: On Saturday
ANSA: Today Iran warned that it would respond with force to the sanctions that the European Union is hastening to ratify tomorrow as an adjunct to the UN Security Council resolution, in the framework of the dispute about the development of nuclear plans.
EFE: Iranian Defence Minister, General Ahmad Vahidi, has
AFP: Russia considers the sanctions against Iran which were adopted outside the UN framework as unacceptable, in a statement on Tuesday by the Russian Minister of Foreign Relations after the approval on Monday of the EU and Canada`s sanctions against Teheran and its energy sector.
International sanctions against
In July, there were 65 dispatches from news agencies
AFP: On Sunday the head of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff assured that a plan by the US to attack Iran was in the works if Teheran were to have a nuclear weapon, but he stated that he was extremely worried by the consequences the measure might bring.
Mullen told NBC that a military action against
EFE: The political advisor of the elite corps of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution, General Yadola Javani, today stated that Iran has a plan ready to provide a tough answer for any US or Israeli military invasion.
According to agreements signed between the two countries, Chinese investment in oil projects for prospecting and extracting, total 29, billion dollars, while the remaining 10 bilions will be destined for petro-chemistry, refineries, pipelines for both oil and gas.
ANSA: Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad, made a call to be
prepared for an eventual war that
DPA: Ahmadineyad made a speech in Hamedan in the western
part of the country saying that the
added that in matters dealing with the nation of
He warned that they would react to any attack…
AP: Two Iranian diplomatic letters to international authorities show that there is little hope for moving forward in the upcoming nuclear negotiations since Teheran is continuing to be defiant and ill-disposed to make any concessions.
AFP: This Thursday China defended its business ties with
EFE: The IAEA confirms that
DPA: The Russian-Iranian Bushehr nuclear plant will be inaugurated in September according to the spokesperson of the Iranian Foreign Office, Ramin Mehmanparast.
Statement made by a commander of the […] Guardians of the
Revolution, according to information from the
ANSA: Today an Iranian agency published on its Internet site pictures of excavations it defines as common graves, prepared to bury the bodies of soldiers who try to invade the Islamic Republic.
images presented by the
DPA: Analyst Jeffery Goldberg Israel writes in an article in the September issue of the American journal ‘The Atlantic’ that Israel could attack Iran in the next 12 months even without Washington’s permission in the case that is it deemed to be the only manner of stopping the Iranian nuclear program.
EFE: White House National Security counsel James Jones
said that Obama is getting ready to meet with Ahmadineyad if
XINJUA.: Director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Ali-Akbar Salehi, warns that attacking the nuclear plants is an international crime and he said that any aggression against the Bushehr Plant would be followed by a serious reaction.
REUTERS: […] the
Islamic Republic will not dialogue with the
ANSA: The Iranian plan to respond to an eventual American
military attack includes closing the Straits of Ormuz, taking hostages from the
American forces in
EFE: The Rusian state consortium Atomstroyexport, which
is in charge of the project, informed that
AP: […] Admiral Mike Mullen, head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and other US officials and legislators threatened to use military action under the totally false pretense that Iran is developing nuclear weapons.
Mullen said […] that the
AFP: Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad stated in an interview printed this Friday in Japan that Iran is ready to immediately participate in a dialogue with the great powers about an exchange of nuclear fuel.
On Wednesday the Supreme Guide Ali Khomenei declared that
AFP: The Treasury Department said that US officials began
a tour through eight nations this Friday, among them
AFP: Iranian Minister of Defence Ahmad Vahidi announced
on Friday that
AFP: Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad promised an
answer on a planetary scale if his country is attacked, in an interview
published on Saturday by the
The Iranian president stated that their options will have no limits […] They will take in the entire planet. He was answering a question regarding the eventual reaction of Teheran to an attack.
AFP: On Sunday, Iranian leaders presented a drone bombing with a range of 1,000 Km at a ceremony destined to show the capacity of the Islamic Republic’s response to an eventual attack against its nuclear facilities.
REUTERS: On Saturday
DPA: The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs demanded in
a communiqué quoted today by Radio
DPA: The State Department pointed out today that the
recent presentation of the first unmanned combat plane manufactured by
XINHUA: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad today said that the Islamic Republic places great priority on the broadening of its relations with all Latin American nations.
DPA: …Of course rejected the giving up of enriching uranium after the Bushehr Plant began operations in the southern part of the country last Saturday.
DPA: The ISNA news agency informed that Iran showed itself today to be ready send military help to the Armed Forces of Lebanon if Beirut makes an official request,
EFE: Today Russia declared itself to be ready to create with Iran a joint enterprise that would manufacture fuel for the first Iranian nuclear plant, Bushehr, even though it emphasized that enriching of uranium would only take place on Russian territory.
To the list of 238 reasons, one more was added yesterday, and another was added today.
DPA: Today the director of the Iranian Atomic
Organization, Ali Akbar Salehi, informed that
The ISNA news agency quotes statements by Salehi that
DPA: Today Press TV informed on its web page that
President of the Central Iranian Bank Mahmud Bahmani described the decision as a precautionary measure in defence of a possible freezing of Iranian accounts; the amount withdrawn was not specified.
From September 7th, the UN Security Council will analyze
Whoever has carefully read Jeffery Goldberg’s important article that will be published under the title “The Point of No Return” in The Atlantic journal, knows what this ancient and almost unsolvable contradiction between the two countries means, and no less in this nuclear era.
In my opinion, there is no possibility in the least that the Iranian political and religious leaders would accept that demand.
Fidel Castro Ruz
August 28, 2010