Germany vice chancellor and economic affairs minister Sigmar Gabriel with Iran president Hassan Rouhani. (AFP)

By Benjamin Weinthal

March 23, 2019

Germany’s government has refused to disclose the number of attempts by the Iranian regime to obtain illicit nuclear weapons and rocket technology, Fox News has learned. The failure to reveal the information comes amid the Islamic Republic supreme leader’s Thursday announcement promising to boost the country’s ballistic missile program in defiance of U.S warnings.

“A statistic in the field of foreign trade is not kept at the [German] customs criminal office,” in connection with the Iranian regime’s efforts to secure the technology, a German Foreign Ministry letter obtained by Fox News stated.

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