Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Iran Says It's Prepared To Attack Israel
As speculation looms that the Israelis might - eventually - take matters into their own hands and attack Iran's nuclear programs if world pressure fails to ensure that they not be used to make weapons - Iran is promising a response against Israel's nuclear facilities.
Iran's official Islamic Republic News Agency reports today that Iran's defense minister is pledging to hit Israel's nuclear facilities if Israel attacks Iran.
Israel has publicly said that it has not intentions of launching an attack against Iran, although recent war games demonstrated that it has the capability of reaching that nation.
Israel has long failed to confirm that it has a nuclear weapons stockpile. Unlike Iran, Israel is not a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
The comments by Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi were made, the IRNA reports, in Damscus.
“Should the Zionist forces pose any threat against Iran, we will never hesitate to target their nuclear sites and centers for proliferation of chemical, biochemical, as well as dirty and prohibited w