Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Ahmadinejad accuses the West of 'stealing Iran's rain' AGAIN

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has accused the West of deliberately destroying rain clouds headed for Iran as part of efforts to plunge the country into drought.

The Iranian president's latest outburst came as he made a speech addressing the problems caused by low rainfall trends, which experts say are threatening Iran's agriculture.

'Today our country is moving towards drought, which is partly unintentional due to industry and partly intentional, as a result of the enemy destroying the clouds moving towards our country and this is a war that Iran is going to overcome,' said Mr Ahmadinejad in a speech in the Caspian Sea city of Gonbad-e Kavus to mark its registration as a Unesco World Heritage site.

Although Iran is recognized as having one of the world's driest climates, the comments were the latest in a series of bizarre allegations of a Western conspiracy to turn the shortage into a major crisis. Read More