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پيام رئيس جمهوري آمريكا در باره خطر تسليحات عراق براي منطقه و جهان

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Summary of Iran Stories of Today&apos;s BroadcastsBehnam NateghiSaturday, December 28, 2002 <b>Lawyer of 9 Iranian Detainees on INS Arrests</b> * Banafsheh Akhlaqi, lawyer of 9 San Francisco Iranians who were among the hundreds detained last week in California by the INS for visa violations, tells <b>Radio Farda</b> that many of the detainees had valid work permits and some had pending applications for permanent residency. She says many professionals and business owners were among the detainees. She adds that the INS did not announce the total number of the detainees. She says her clients were treated like criminals, and the INS did not take into account the fact that they had voluntarily reported to its offices to register in compliance with the new Justice Department regulations. (Mahdieh Javid, Washington) <b>Review of Today&apos;s Newspapers in Tehran</b> * The daily <i>Modaber</i> quotes deputy Majles speaker Behzad Nabavi that reforms continue and there is no need for the reformists to "exit the regime" by mass resignation. <i>Resalat</i> concludes that pollster Abbas Abdi&apos;s trial last Wednesday went on smoothly and Abdi did not dispute the charges against him. <i>Abtab-e</i> Yazd quotes Zanjan MP who said the polity have matured in Iran over the years and do need a guardian. <i>Hamshahri</i> reports that despite the rumors, the high council on national security has not issued a blanket ban on student protests. (Amir Armin, Washington) <b>Iran&apos;s High Schools to Link to the Internet</b> * The Majles education committee said by 2003 all high schools will have Internet access. Washington-based IT consultant Said Daryanavardan tells <b>Radio Farda</b> that to build the infrastructure needed to link all high schools to the Internet would take more than two years. He adds that in addition to buying and installing equipment, such a project requires training for teachers and instructors. (Ali Sajjadi, Washington) <b>Son of Iranian Soccer Star Plays for the US Team</b> * Iranian-born Alecko Eskandarian, 16, who went to Buenos Aires to play for the US youth soccer team against Argentine, follows the footsteps of his father Andranik Eskandarian, who in 1978 soccer World Cup games faced Argentine as a member of the Iranian national soccer team, writes the New York Times. (Bijan Farhoodi, Washington) <b>ECO Railroad Managers Meet in Tajikstan</b> * The railroad managers of seven Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member countries met at a conference in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Deputy director of Iran&apos;s state-owned rail transportation system Nureddin Majidi tells <b>Radio Farda</b> that they would decide on a passenger service linking the Central Asian countries to Europe through Iran and Turkey. International transportation consultant Kamran Khalilfar tells <b>Radio Farda</b> that the conference also discusses a container train service carrying goods from Europe to China&apos;s Lianvan port. (Shahnaz Kamelzadeh, Dushanbe) <b>Sanandaj MP Faults Judiciary on Student&apos;s Bail</b> * Sanandaj MP Bahaheddin Adab criticized the prolonged detention of Behnam Amini, a Tehran University student who was arrested 35 days ago in a scuffle with the police during the ceremony to honor dissident Parvaneh and Dariush Forouhar on the fourth anniversary of their murder. Adab said the 1 billion rial ($125,000) bail is too high for the student&apos;s alleged crimes and way beyond the ability of his family to provide. (Mahmonir Rahimi) <b>Nationalist-Religious Coalition Lawyer Calls for Special Investigation</b> * A lawyer of the members of the nationalist-religious coalition of political activists who were tried last year on subversion charges, Abdolfatah Soltani asked the judiciary to form a special committee to investigate his clients&apos; cases and the cases of the nationalist-religious party the Freedom Movement of Iran. Soltani tells <b>Radio Farda</b> that no verdict has been handed down in the religious-nationalist case. He says rumors about heavy punishments against his clients, that appeared in some conservative newspapers, may have been planted by those who want to scare political activists, students and opposition politicians. He adds that he does not expect long-term jai or death sentences for his clients. (Fariba Mavedat, Prague) <b/>Projected Losses of State-Owned Oil Companies</b> * Six state-owned oil refinery and distribution companies are projected to lose nearly 8000 billion rials in the next fiscal year, according President Khatami&apos;s budget bill submitted last week to the Majles. Tehran-based oil industry analyst tells <b>Radio Farda</b> that the losses are due to a new accounting procedure adopted last month by the cabinet that calculates costs based on the import prices of oil and gasoline. He says the procedure is intended to magnify losses to support government&apos;s plan to raise the domestic price of gasoline and other oil products. Critics charge that the government&apos;s heavy subsidies for gasoline contributes to consumption and air pollution, and encourages large-scale smuggling to neighboring countries, including Pakistan. (Fereydoun Zarnegar, Prague) <b>Aghajari Writes to the Islamic Human Rights Commission</b> * In a letter to the Islamic Human Rights Commission, professor Hashem Aghajari itemized the human right violations he has experienced since his arrest last summer. Aghajari received death sentence two-months ago for insulting Islamic sanctities in a speech last June in Hamedan on Islamic Protestantism, in which he criticized the clerical rule and the Shiite principle of religious emulation. (Alireza Taheri, Prague) * Aghajari&apos;s lawyer Saleh Nikbakht today confirmed that his case has been assigned to a branch of the supreme court in Qom for review. (Mahmonir Rahimi, Prague) <b>Ranking Shiite Cleric Called Stoning Replaceable</b> * High-ranking Shiite cleric Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi said during an interview with the state-run students&apos; news agency ISNA that instead of stoning as the punishment for adultery, judges may choose other forms of punishment. * Paris-based human rights lawyer Abdolkarim Lahiji tells <b>Radio Farda</b> that Makarem-Shirazi&apos;s statement may relate to the meeting in Tehran two weeks ago between the EU human rights envoys and Iranian officials. He adds that Iranian officials told EU envoys that they can eliminate some of the harsh Islamic punishments like stoning, but could not eliminate others, like flagging, that they said, is often preferred to jail by the convicts who are given the choice. Yesterday, another high ranking Shiite cleric, Ayatollah Illami, said there is no substitute for stoning in the Islamic penal code. (Shahran Tabari, Prague) <b>Authorities Ban News of Students Sit-in</b> * The students who have been staging a round-the-clock sit-in protest in the campus of the Tehran Elm-va-San&apos;at (Science and Industry) University for the past week said security officials blocked journalists&apos; access of to them and confiscated the students&apos; own cameras. In the sit-in in front of the administration&apos;s building, they protest the mass expulsion of 300 of their classmates. Deputy director of the university said the expelled students had received incomplete grades in three semesters in a row, but students say they were expelled for their political activism. Right-wing daily Kayhan suggested last week that expelling 20 student leaders and 150 followers in each university would end the recent wave of student protests. (Mahmonir Rahimi) . جرج بوش، رئيس جمهوري آمريكا، در پيامي به مردم كشور خود بر ضرورت مقابله با سلاح هاي كشتار جمعي عراق تكيه كرد. اين سخنراني يك ماه پيش از تسليم گزارش نهائي هيات بازرسان بين المللي به شوراي امنيت سازمان ملل انجام گرفت. رئيس جمهوري آمريكا در پيام خود رئيس حكومت عراق را خطري براي همسايگان عراق و صلح منطقه توصيف كرد.