Iranian Nuclear Exports

A 35-year-old Iranian-Canadian has been arrested and charged with trying to export 10 gas-pressure gauges to Iran that could have been used to help that country develop a nuclear bomb, the Globe and Mail reported.

Published: Wednesday, 04/22/2009 12:00 am EDT

A 35-year-old Iranian-Canadian has been arrested and charged with trying to export 10 gas-pressure gauges to Iran that could have been used to help that country develop a nuclear bomb, the Globe and Mail reported. Mahmoud Yadegari's arrest is the first of its kind in Canada. The gauges, called pressure transducers, were allegedly purchased in the U.S. and were to be shipped to Dubai. Canadian and American officials sid they had been watching Mr. Yadegari for weeks, but did not say he was part of a wider network.

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