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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

Haaretz [1]
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 [2] ahead of time if it decided to take military action against Iran.

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[1] Haaretz: http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/u-s-envoy-we-are-coordinating-closely-with-israel-on-iran-1.400339

[2] 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

[3] Israel urges US decision on Iran strike: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-urges-us-decision-on-iran-strike.html

[4] 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

[5] 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

[6] Israel ‘far from’ striking Iran: Envoy: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-far-from-striking-iran-envoy.html

[7] 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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