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nnnnn any attempt by iran to surreptitiously get its hands on a large shipment of sensitive nuclear technology was thwarted by the czech republic , would be purchase was described in the latest annual report from the united nations security council iran sanctions committee , which reuters correspondent lucia urbano got an exclusive look at , the czech authorities , they determine , that , the stated and users , we're not sure where they were supposed to be there was false information in there %HESITATION it seems that they came to the conclusion that these compressors which have both nuclear and non nuclear uses we're going to be used in enrichment program and that the export would violate u. n. sanctions the incident comes as world powers try to hammer out a nuclear deal with iran which would trade limits on the country's nuclear program for sanctions relief , a case like this , in which iran is trying as recently as january of this year to elicit lee acquire sensitive technology , while negotiating with major world powers , is just further proof first for some that iran is not a trustworthy partner not negotiating in good faith , check state official who spoke on condition of anonymity said the total value of the contract would have been roughly sixty one million dollars , an amount charbonneau says would have been more than the average yearly turnover for the company iran was trying to buy from , tehran rejects allegations by western powers that it is seeking the capability to produce atomic weapons and says its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes