Barak says decision to attack Iran far off

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January 18, 2012 10:21

 
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Defense Minister Ehud Barak said during a Wednesday interview with Army Radio that international efforts to slow Iran's nuclear program were working and that a decision about an Israeli attack on Iran was far off.

Barak also said the United States was aware of Israel's position and plans,  countering remarks by US Joint Chiefs Chairman General Martin Dempsey in December that Israel would likely not update the US ahead of a strike

Barak is schedule to meet with Dempsey in Israel this week.

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