IAEA: Contact Man's Murder Delays Syria Nuclear Probe

[AFP] The UN atomic watchdog's probe into illicit nuclear work in Syria has been delayed because the agency's contact man in Syria was murdered, IAEA chief Mohamed ElBaradei revealed Thursday. According to Arab media reports last month, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Sleiman, thought to be the Syrian regime's liaison with Hizbullah in Lebanon, was assassinated in Syria.

2008-09-26 01:00:00

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