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August 20, 2013 9:22 am

UN Nuclear Chief: Still ‘Fundamental Difference of Views’ Between Israel, Arabs on Nuclear Issue

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IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – VIENNA – UN atomic agency chief Yukiya Amano has not been able to narrow Israeli-Arab differences on how to move towards a Middle East free of nuclear weapons, but will keep trying, according to a report by his office.

Discussions with officials from the region have shown that there continues to be a “fundamental difference of views” between Israel and the other Middle East countries, it said.

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  • JOHN TRAIN

    Let us assume that a nuclear free zone is established in the Middle East.

    Let us further assume that Iran opens itself to complete inspection.

    How long will it be before the hostile Mideast state clandestinely obtains a nuclear weapon from North Korea (who is short of cash and will sell to anyone) or from Pakistan?

    If the regime in Iran feels threatened will they then obtain a nuclear weapon? If they are being overthrown will they want to go down in glory as the regime that destroyed the Jews of Israel?

  • Gee

    We are not members of the NPT so there is nothing to talk about.

    Considering that the Arabs have repeatedly violated the UN Charter with their constant attacks against Israel, they are the ones that need to change, not us

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