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    Tehran, Moscow to Construct 2 Nuclear Power Plants in Iran Iranian Lawmaker

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    Iran and Russia will construct two nuclear power plants in Iran, Spokesman of the Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Seyed Hossein Naqavi Hosseini said, as quoted by local media.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Hosseini said on Saturday that Iran needs 20,000MW of electricity, which requires construction of about 10 nuclear power plants, Shana news agency reported.

    He noted that the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) had prepared plans of construction of the nuclear power plants but it was impossible to build 10 facilities simultaneously – so building two plants in cooperation with Russia is on the agenda.

    Hosseini added that Iran should gain technologies to construct nuclear plants.

    Russia and Iran have rich experience of cooperation in the nuclear sphere. The Russian-built Bushehr nuclear power plant started operating in 2011 and reached full capacity the following year.

    The project for Bushehr-2 was presented by Russian nuclear experts in Tehran in September 2014. In November, Iran signed a number of deals with Russia for the construction of two more nuclear reactors and an option for additional six reactors.

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      Negro Boy
      Deception, Lying and Taqiyya

      Does Islam permit Muslims to lie?

      Muslim scholars teach that Muslims should generally be truthful to each other, unless the purpose of lying is to "smooth over differences."
      There are several forms of lying to non-believers that are permitted under certain circumstances, the best known being taqiyya. These circumstances are typically those that advance the cause of Islam - in some cases by gaining the trust of non-believers in order to draw out their vulnerability and defeat them.
      Quran

      Quran (16:106) - Establishes that there are circumstances that can "compel" a Muslim to tell a lie.
      Quran (3:28) - This verse tells Muslims not to take those outside the faith as friends, unless it is to "guard themselves" against danger, meaning that there are times when a Muslim should appear friendly to non-Muslims, even though they should not feel that way..

      Quran (9:3) - "...Allah and His Messenger are free from liability to the idolaters..." The dissolution of oaths with the pagans who remained at Mecca following its capture. They did nothing wrong, but were evicted anyway. (The next verse refers only to those who have a personal agreement with Muhammad as individuals - see Ibn Kathir (vol 4, p 49)

      Quran (40:28) - A man is introduced as a believer, but one who had to "hide his faith" among those who are not believers.

      Quran (2:225) - "Allah will not call you to account for thoughtlessness in your oaths, but for the intention in your hearts" The context of this remark is marriage, which explains why Sharia allows spouses to lie to each other for the greater good.

      Quran (3:54) - "And they (the disbelievers) schemed, and Allah schemed (against them): and Allah is the best of schemers." The Arabic word used here for scheme (or plot) is makara, which literally means 'deceit'. If Allah is supremely deceitful toward unbelievers, then there is little basis for denying that Muslims are allowed to do the same. (See also 8:30 and 10:21)

      Taken collectively these verses are interpreted to mean that there are circumstances when a Muslim may be "compelled" to deceive others for a greater purpose.
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      cast235
      After that, Russia will wrap up teaching , and very happily lose the next 50 business orders.
      But more dangerous is going to France and west to APPROVE the model.
      When CIA and others modify plans and what not..
      Russia MUST end been a VASSAL of west. APPROVE own plants in Russia!! become an international inspector and org. Many will request.
      Also Russian plants will be MADE and APPROVED in Russia.
      Now a PACE analogue.
      It would create a CAUCUS for Russia, EEU, CIS , maybe SCO and others. WHY go to E.U PACE for propaganda , lies and sneaking into countries to get the upper hand. Don't be so NAIVE.
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