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U.S. envoy: We are coordinating closely with Israel on Iran
Posted By admin On December 8, 2011 @ 4:06 am In World News | Comments Disabled
December 8, 2011
U.S. ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro said Thursday that Washington has been fully cooperating with Israel when it comes to the Iran and its nuclear program.
“There is no issue that we coordinate more closely than on Iran,” Shapiro said during a briefing to reporters in Tel Aviv.
Shapiro’s comments come against the backdrop of uncertainty regarding the U.S.-Israeli coordination on a possible strike on Iran.
General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said last month that he did not know whether Israel would alert the United States  ahead of time if it decided to take military action against Iran.
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 Haaretz: http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/u-s-envoy-we-are-coordinating-closely-with-israel-on-iran-1.400339
 whether Israel would alert the United States: http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/u-s-military-chief-unclear-if-israel-would-alert-u-s-ahead-of-attack-on-iran-1.398808
 Israel urges US decision on Iran strike: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-urges-us-decision-on-iran-strike.html
 Barak vs US: We can’t wait until Iran declares it has a nuclear bomb: http://www.prisonplanet.com/barak-vs-us-we-cant-wait-until-iran-declares-it-has-a-nuclear-bomb.html
 Dempsey: US feels no pressure from Israel to back strike: http://www.prisonplanet.com/dempsey-us-feels-no-pressure-from-israel-to-back-strike.html
 Israel ‘far from’ striking Iran: Envoy: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-far-from-striking-iran-envoy.html
 Neither US nor Israel can destroy Iran’s nuclear capabilities, only cause delay: http://www.prisonplanet.com/neither-us-nor-israel-can-destroy-iran%e2%80%99s-nuclear-capabilities-only-cause-delay.html
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