Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Nuclear-Free-Middle-East-Launch-27MZIFLCQW0Z.htmlConceptually similarNuclear-Free Middle East LaunchGP015H0Completed★★★★Nuclear-Free Middle East LaunchGP010N9Completed★★★★Nuclear-Free Middle East LaunchGP01505Completed★★★★Nuclear-Free Middle East LaunchGP0KZ3Completed★★★★Nuclear-Free Middle East LaunchGP0RUTCompleted★★★★★★Nuclear-Free Middle East LaunchGP01F38Completed★★★★Paul Brown taking Oil Sample from SandbankGP0NL7Completed★★★★Paul Brown taking Oil Sample from SandbankGP0U0FCompleted★★★★Iranian Policeman Looking at Oiled BeachGP03LZCompleted★★★★View AllGP016XSNuclear-Free Middle East LaunchThe Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior sails 20 miles from the port of Bushehr, Iran. Greenpeace is touring the Middle East region calling for urgent discussions about the creation of a Nuclear-free Middle East as essential to increasing peace and stability in the region. Plans had been made to hold a press conference onboard the ship in Bushehr, Iran, to present the results of research into different energy options for Iran, which would allow it to meet its energy needs without recourse to nuclear power. At the last minute, the ship was refused entry into Bushehr by the Iranian authorities.Locations:International Waters-IranDate:18 Feb, 2007Credit:© Greenpeace / John NovisMaximum size:4992px X 3328pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Banners-Day-KWCI (GPI)-MY Rainbow Warrior II-Nuclear (campaign title)-Outdoors-SeasShoot:Nuclear-Free Middle East LaunchGreenpeace activists stage a protest in front of the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament, while a tour to advance a nuclear-free Middle East is launched in Iran on the Rainbow Warrior. Greenpeace is calling for urgent discussions about a Nuclear Free Middle East to create a region free of all nuclear technology, civil and military, as essential to increasing peace and stability in the region. Nuclear technology is not the solution to either national security or energy needs.