Amos Gilad: Iran not yet a nuclear threat

January 6, 2012 13:19

Defense Ministry Diplomatic-Security Bureau head Amos Gilad said Friday that Iran is not a nuclear threat, but is determined to develop a nuclear capability, Army Radio reported.

Speaking at a meeting at the Tel Aviv museum, Gilad added that other Middle Eastern nations would seek nuclear arms to counter Iran should it develop a nuclear capability.

"Even Turkey, with all their sharp remarks about us, would not accept a nuclear Iran," he said.

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