Tuesday, February 16, 2010
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Tuesday that Iran’s arch-foe Israel was mulling starting a war “next spring or summer” but has yet to make a final decision.
“But the resistance and regional states will finish them if this fake regime does anything again,” the hardliner said at a press conference when asked about ongoing efforts to reconcile ties between Arabs and Israel.
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The already deep-seated enmity between Iran and Israel have deteriorated since Ahmadinejad became the president, with the latter not ruling out a military strike against Tehran’s nuclear sites in a bid to stop the Islamic republic’s galloping atomic programme.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed Ahmadinejad’s claim of a war during a visit Tuesday to Russia.
This article was posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 1:55 pm