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US: no comment on ‘buzz’ of Israeli strike on Iran

Posted By admin On November 3, 2011 @ 3:30 am In World News | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
November 3, 2011

The United States declined Wednesday to respond to “buzz” or “rumors” in Israel about reports Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was seeking cabinet support for a strike on Iran.

The White House said it was focused squarely on a diplomatic solution to Iran’s nuclear drive, and said that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had recently expressed discomfort about the impact of Iranian sanctions.

White House spokesman Jay Carney said that he would not comment on “buzz, rumors, decisions that may or may not have been made, debates that may or may not have been had.”

“I’m not going to respond to that kind of speculation.”

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[1] AFP: http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jt5ohbyE4OyQ0yHPdzrLrNHw54fw?docId=CNG.26bc83977035bf2ff78eb8c05acb1811.841

[2] Iran vows to pursue nuclear program, despite speculation of Israeli plans to attack: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-vows-to-pursue-nuclear-program-despite-speculation-of-israeli-plans-to-attack.html

[3] Iran Warns of Counter-Strike if Attacked by West: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-warns-of-counter-strike-if-attacked-by-west.html

[4] Ahmadinejad says Iran ready to defend against Israeli attack: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ahmadinejad-says-iran-ready-to-defend-against-israeli-attack.html

[5] Iran complains to UN about Israeli “threats”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-complains-to-un-about-israeli-threats.html

[6] Ahmadinejad downplays any Israeli strike: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ahmadinejad-downplays-any-israeli-strike.html

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