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Iran to complete hospital that Israel started building in Mauritania

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 29, 2009

Iran’s Foreign Minister, Manouchehr Mottaki, visited Mauritania on Wednesday, marking the first such visit since 1982. Although the visit lasted only six hours it included a stop at the hospital known by locals as “the Israeli hospital.”

The hospital project has been stalled since Mauritania severed relations with Israel earlier this month. There are reports that Iran paid the Mauritania government about $10 million to kick out the Israeli ambassador.

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