Monday, 19 April 2010

Gen McChrystal: No Proof Iran Sending Fighters or Weapons to Afghanistan

Despite several claims made to the contrary over the past several months, US commander Gen. Stanley McChrystal today conceded that there was no proof that the Iranian government has been sending fighters or weapons to Afghanistan.

At the same time McChrystal did note that some weapons and ammunition have crossed the border from Iran to Afghanistan and that some Taliban may have even trained inside Iran, but that they were not “operationally significant” amounts.

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates had last month accused Iran of supporting the Taliban behind the scenes, despite Iran’s formal ties with the Karzai government and long history of animosity.
http://news.antiwar.com/2010/04/16/gen-mcchrystal-no-proof-iran-sending-fighters-or-weapons-to-afghanistan/

McChrystal speaking the truth here. No anti-Iran propaganda ! Amazing.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, April 19th, 2010.]

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