Foreign Policy

Germans Arrested on Suspicion of Helping Iran Build Nuclear Facility

The four men are thought to have illegal supplied the Iranian government with material needed to build a nuclear reactor.


Four men have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of illegally supplying Iran with parts needed to build a nuclear reactor.

The suspects were held following searches of homes and business in Hamburg, Oldenburg and Weimar.

They are accused of using front companies in Turkey and Azerbaijan to supply the parts in deals worth millions of euros.