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        3/12/2013, Nisan 1, 5773

      Report: Germany, Turkey Discover Ring Smuggling to Iran

      Authorities in Gemany and Turkey have discovered a network that transferred equipment from India to Iran's nuclear facility at Arak, according to a Tuesday-morning report by the Turkish newspaper HabertürkThe equipment is suspected of being used for development of a plutonium bomb.

      The network consisted of hundreds of smugglers who worked through front companies in Istanbul. During the law enforcement operation, which included activity at seven different points, a Turkish citizen of Iranian origin was detained at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport.