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(Israel's Ehud) Barak warns: Egypt, Turkey will join nuclear arms race
YNet News ^ | 04.26.12, 23:02 | Yoav Zitun

Posted on 04/27/2012 3:45:24 AM PDT by Olog-hai

At annual event honoring Independence Day, defense minister says 'US acknowledges Israel's right to defend itself, current int'l pressure won't deter Iran from pursuing nukes'.

"A nuclear Iran would speed up a regional nuclear arms race that would include Egypt, Turkey and Saudi Arabia," Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Thursday evening during an annual event held at the Air Force House in Herzliya in honor of Independence Day.

During the reception, which was attended by senior security establishment officials, Barak said a "nuclear, Islamist Iran would act aggressively while using terror groups in the region. Dealing with Iran's determination is not devoid of risks and complexities, but dealing with (a nuclear Iran) would be much more dangerous and costly," he said. "This is the time for the world to prepare to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons." …

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: egypt; jihad; nukes; saudiarabia; turkey

1 posted on 04/27/2012 3:45:30 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Thank you Obama


2 posted on 04/27/2012 4:43:17 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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