The containers on the ship Francop were marked-with the acronym IRISL, a state-controlled company listed by the UN Security Council in its sanctions resolutions against Iran due to its role in transporting equipment for Tehran's nuclear and missile programs.
The fact that Iran is trying to ship arms under the guise of civilian cargo suggests that the pressure exerted by the international community is having an impact...
Israeli Foreign Affairs Vice-Minister Dani Ayalon accused Venezuelan President Hugo Chבvez of having turned Venezuela into an "Iranian outpost in the hemisphere. "
"The scope of the Iranian regime does not end in the Middle East. It is global, and also reaches Africa and Latin America, "