Barak: No promises made to refrain from attacking Iran

April 17, 2012 09:27

Israel has not made any commitment that it will not attack Iran's nuclear facilities during the Islamic Republic's talks with the West, Defense Minister Ehud Barak emphasized Tuesday morning.

During in an interview with Army Radio Barak said, "I do not believe the efforts of the international community to stop Iran's nuclear program will bear fruit."

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday night that the United States will maintain sanctions and other pressure of Iran as Tehran considers what it will bring to the table in the next round of talks over its nuclear program.

Iran's foreign minister was quoted earlier Monday as saying his country was ready to resolve all nuclear issues in the next round of talks with world powers if the West starts lifting sanctions.

Reuters contributed to this report

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