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Sarkozy warns Iran it risks ‘catastrophe’ of Israeli strike

Posted By admin On September 4, 2008 @ 3:12 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
Thursday, Sept 4, 2008

French President Nicolas Sarkozy warned Iran on Thursday that its determination to press on with its controversial nuclear drive risked an Israeli strike that would be a “catastrophe.”

“Iran is taking a major risk by continuing the process of seeking nuclear technology for military ends,” Sarkozy said at a four-way summit in Damascus with the leaders of Syria, Qatar and Turkey.

“Because one day, no matter which Israeli government is in power, one morning we will awake to find Israel has attacked,” Sarkozy said on the second day of a landmark visit to Syria.

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“It’s not a question of whether it is legitimate or intelligent or not… It would be a catastrophe, and we must avoid such a catastrophe.”

Iran has consistently denied that its nuclear programme is aimed at building an atomic bomb and says it wants only to generate energy for its growing population.

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[1] AFP: http://www.spacewar.com/2006/080904080703.1fxz4v52.html

[2] Sarkozy: Unilateral Israeli attack on Iran would be ‘catastrophe’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/sarkozy-unilateral-israeli-attack-on-iran-would-be-catastrophe.html

[3] 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

[4] 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

[5] Iran slams French OK for Israeli strike: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-slams-french-ok-for-israeli-strike.html

[6] Obama and Netanyahu agree: No Israeli strike on Iran without US assent: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-and-netanyahu-agree-no-israeli-strike-on-iran-without-us-assent.html

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