Thursday, October 11, 2007

Putin runs interference for Imadinnerjacket

From The Washington Post:

MOSCOW, Oct. 10 -- President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday there is no evidence that Iran is trying to build nuclear weapons, reiterating a Kremlin position that has hamstrung efforts by the United States and European Union countries to impose tougher U.N. sanctions on Tehran.

"We have no real data to claim that Iran is pursuing nuclear weapons, which makes us believe the country has no such plans," Putin said after a meeting in Moscow with French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who suspects the opposite and supports a third and much harsher round of U.N. sanctions.

Translation: There's a lot of money to be made helping these sand-monkeys nuke up and they're only going to hit Israel, so who cares about the consequences.