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Military strike on Iran would be ‘catastrophic:’ Russian ministry

Posted By admin On July 2, 2008 @ 4:52 am In World News | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Any military attack on Iran would have a “catastrophic” effect on the Middle East, a Russian foreign ministry official said Wednesday after reports that Israel might launch such an attack.

“All this is very dangerous. If force is used it will be catastrophic for the whole Middle East,” the official told journalists on condition of anonymity.

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The official also said Iran was “ready to look seriously at proposals” presented on June 14 by six world powers aimed at getting the Islamic republic to suspend uranium enrichment. He called Iran’s attitude a “positive signal.”

The comments came after US media reported on June 20 that Israeli jet pilots had trained for a possible strike on Iranian nuclear sites.

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[1] AFP: http://www.spacewar.com/2006/080702090938.xu9ef8fw.html

[2] Gates: Strike on Iran to have catastrophic results: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gates-strike-on-iran-to-have-catastrophic-results.html

[3] Syria warns of ‘catastrophic’ effect of any Israeli strike on Iran: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-warns-of-catastrophic-effect-of-any-israeli-strike-on-iran.html

[4] Iran strike would be ‘catastrophic’: Putin: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-strike-would-be-%e2%80%98catastrophic%e2%80%99-putin.html

[5] France’s Sarkozy: Military strike on Iran would trigger Middle East war: http://www.prisonplanet.com/frances-sarkozy-military-strike-on-iran-would-trigger-middle-east-war.html

[6] ‘Military strikes cannot halt Iran’s nuclear program’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/military-strikes-cannot-halt-irans-nuclear-program.html

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