Netanyahu: Israel not planning war with Iran

MOSCOW (AP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country is not planning a war with Iran, and has criticized Tehran’s talk of such a conflict as a reaction to the threat of tougher sanctions.

Israel has said it hopes diplomacy will resolve the nuclear standoff over Iran, but has not ruled out military action.

Netanyahu is in Moscow urging Russia to sign off on debilitating sanctions for Iran over its nuclear program.

He said at a briefing Tuesday that “we are not planning any wars.”

Read more: AP


February 16, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,

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