World Bank Vows a Big Loan to Iran
$900 Million for Mullahs, as Zoellick Snubs Inquiry
By ELI LAKE
Staff Reporter of the Sun
November 5, 2007
WASHINGTON ‘” The World Bank is defying requests from an influential congressman to stall nearly $900 million in loans to Iran.
Earlier this year, the president of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, who before taking that office served in a top Bush administration foreign policy post, declined a privately made request from Rep. Mark Kirk, a Republican from Illinois, to suspend the loans. World Bank spokesmen told The New York Sun that the bank will go ahead with the loans….
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