Iran May Have Given Libya Artillery Shells

    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 22:  Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waits to address the 66th General Assembly Session at the United Nations on September 22, 2011 in New York City. The annual event, which is being dominated this year by the Palestinians' bid for full membership, gathers more than 100 heads of state and government for high level meetings on nuclear safety, regional conflicts, health and nutrition and environment issues.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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    This doesn’t help Iran’s résumé. The U.S. is investigating whether Iran gave Libya artillery shells used for chemical weapons. The former Libyan rebels recently found the shells, filled with mustard gas, when raiding sites in the nation. While it’s not known for certain where the shells came from, a senior U.S. official said that they suspect Iran. Iranian officials have blasted the report as U.S. propaganda. In 2004 Muammar Gaddafi promised to the international community that Libya would destroy all its chemical weapons.

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