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Tehran excluded the US and invited Russia, China, and the European Union to inspect its nuclear sites. President Ahmadinejad warned the West to stop its "bullying" or face "defeat." Tehran could suspend the stoning sentence for an Iranian woman accused of adultery.
The commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps' air defenses claimed the military shot down two US "highly advanced spy planes" over the Persian Gulf; he said many more have been shot down in the past, but offered no proof.
A spokesman for the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps denied a Wikileaks report that said the unit's commander slapped President Amhedinejad. The government executed eight drug smugglers and four criminals.
Israel estimated that Iran is three years away from producing a nuclear weapon due to setbacks in Tehran's proliferation program. The removal of subsidies on basic goods in Iran has caused political tensions between Supreme Leader Khamenei and President Ahmadinejad.