Tehran accused of arming Taleban with weapons and explosives
17-Mar-2010 (6 comments)

The Iranian Government has been accused by Afghan and Western officials of delivering tonnes of weaponry to the Taleban, including plastic explosives, mortars, grenades and technical manuals.

Weapons and documents shown to Channel 4 News indicate that more than ten tonnes of weapons have been intercepted at Iran’s desert border with Afghanistan in the past year, with a tonne and a half recovered in the past week.

The reports come as General David Petraeus, the head of US Central Command, warned the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that Iran also provided a base for al-Qaeda operatives. Afghanistan’s intelligence agency estimates that about 60 per cent of the weaponry it has intercepted from Iran has been supplied by the Iranian Government rather than black market dealers.

In a report on Iran’s weapons smuggling to the Taleban — to be aired by Channel 4 News this evening — one Afghan Taleban commander claims that the Iranian border is assuming greater importance than that into Pakistan.

“Day by day the Iranian border becomes more important for us, especially now in Pakistan there are many problems for the Taleban,” said Commander Noori, a senior insurgent in Kunduz. “Many of the Taleban have been imprisoned and also they arrest any Taleban who comes out of the madrassas \,” he said.

Nato’s International Security Assistance Force said that the Taleban did receive weapons and training support from Iran, though it did ... >>>


Cooperation of IRI Taleban with Afghan Taleban

by IranFirst on

Iranian Government is accused of delivering tonnes of weapons to the Taleban




by timothyfloyd on



poor IMF. He is so sad that his gov is helping foreign agents.

by MM on



Say what?

by IranMilitaryForum.net on

It's been obvious for some time now that the Supreme Holy Murderer has
been supplying terrorist's.

Say what? The only stunch supporter of Israel is the US! Not Iran for sure!





by timothyfloyd on



only one way to put an end to this regime

by mahmoudg on

surgically attack its assets with the same bunker busting bombs we shipped to Diego Garcia and the Iranian people will finish this regime.