Zimbabwe To Sell Uranium To Iran: Reports

03/07/2011 01:38 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Simbarashe Mumbengegwi, Zimbabwe's foreign minister, said the sanctions -- which prohibit member states from providing Iran with raw materials that it could use to make a nuclear weapon -- were unfair and hypocritical.

He said that Zimbabwe, which is also the subject of sanctions over human rights abuses perpetrated by President Robert Mugabe's supporters, would benefit economically from the agreement.

A leaked intelligence report suggests Iran will be awarded with exclusive access to Zimbabwe's uranium in return for providing the country with fuel.

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