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Isle of Wight denies having nuclear weapons

The council leader of the Isle of Wight, Brian Poole, has stated that no atomic weapons are stored on the holiday isle. In a letter to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Poole explained the island’s commitment to conventional deterrence and invited UN weapons inspectors to search.

Brochures have been sent that illustrate the many hotels and guest houses that can be used for the inspection teams’ accommodation, as well as may places of interest locally. Families are well catered for, so weapons inspectors need not be away from loved ones, he added.

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Posted: Jun 14th, 2010 by Guest

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