Iran tried obtaining missile, nuclear tech 32 times in 2016 — report

(SOURCE)   Iran made dozens of attempts to illicitly obtain missile and nuclear technology,  even after it was bound by the nuclear deal with world powers, according to recent intelligence assessments by German regional states, Fox News reported Tuesday.

Intelligence reports from September and October from three of the 16 constituent states that make up Germany found that Iran tried 32 times to obtain related technologies.

The German state of North Rhine-Westphalia found that Iran made “32 procurement attempts… that definitely or with high likelihood were undertaken for the benefit of proliferation programs.”

Iran engages in “spreading atomic, biological or chemical weapons of mass destruction,” the report said, and noted that Iran used front companies in the United Arab Emirates, Turkey and China to get around international restrictions on its nuclear and missile research.

The review covered 2016 and said most of the attempts were for missile technologies. It did not say

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