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Biden: Israel ‘has right to rein in Iran’

Posted by uscsjp on July 6, 2009

“Israel has a sovereign right to decide how to deal with Iran’s nuclear ambitions whether the United States agrees or not, Joe Biden, the US vice-president, has said.

In an interview on ABC’s ‘This week’ programme on Sunday, Biden said Israel can determine for itself how best to deal with the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran.

‘We cannot dictate to another sovereign nation what they can and cannot do when they make a determination, if they make a determination, that they’re existentially threatened,’ Biden said.

Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has signalled that he agrees with President Barack Obama’s end-of-the-year deadline for progress in efforts to engage Iran diplomatically to resolve a dispute over its nuclear programme…”

–Al Jazeera English, 6 July 2009


http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2009/07/20097633411395606.html

See Also:

Israeli human rights organizations present the Goldstone team with a grave report

http://www.gisha.org/index.php?intLanguage=2&intItemId=1559&intSiteSN=113&OldMenu=113

Some other Recent and Older Articles of Interest

ADL Head Slams Loyalty Oath For Arab Israelis

http://www.thejewishweek.com/viewArticle/c40_a15900/News/Israel.html

Jewish Leaders Largely Silent on Lieberman’s Role In Government

http://www.forward.com/articles/103178/

Increasing even-handedness in the Middle East

http://www.salon.com/opinion/greenwald/2009/01/30/israel/

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