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August 16, 2012 4:10 pm

Peres Convinced Obama Administration Won’t Allow Nuclear Iran

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President Obama (left) with Israel President Shimon Peres (right). Photo: wiki commons.

Chicago Tribune/Reuters – Israeli President Shimon Peres on Thursday came out against any go-it-alone Israeli attack on Iran, saying he trusted U.S. President Barack Obama’s pledge to prevent Tehran from producing nuclear weapons.

His comments appeared to challenge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak, who have both raised the prospect of a unilateral Israeli strike, despite assurances from Washington it will not let Iran get the atomic bomb.

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