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February 15, 2012 3:26 pm

Japan Opposes Military Intervention to Stop Iran Nuclear Program

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Japan Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda (center) with U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner (right) and Singapore Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam (left). Photo: wiki commons.

Haaretz – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda urged Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Wednesday not to resort to military action against Iran over its nuclear ambitions, according to Japanese Foreign Ministry officials.

Noda told Barak that such military action would be ”extremely dangerous” and ”escalate” the situation in the Middle East region, and called on Israel to resolve the matter in a diplomatic and peaceful manner, the officials said.

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