GOP Proposes Halting Aid to Russia if Moscow Keeps Nuclear Ties to Iran
On September 1912 a Senate Appropriations Panel approved a provision which would deny aid to Russia unless it terminates 'planning and implementation' of agreements to help Iran develop a nuclear reactor or related research facilities. The provision allocates $16.5 million to the FBI for law- enforcement training and investigations to counter organized crime and nuclear smuggling in the former Soviet Union.
Abstract Number: 19951800
Headline: GOP Proposes Halting Aid to Russia if Moscow Keeps Nuclear Ties to Iran
Date: 13 September 1995
Bibliography: The Wall Street Journal, p. A5
Author: David Rogers
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