FM: Iran wants nukes in order to spread its ideology

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 24, 2012 19:03

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman said Sunday that Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons stems from the Islamic Republic's desire to spread its ideology all over the world.

During a meeting with the Jewish community in Singapore, Liberman said that Iran is seeking to "spread the Islamic Revolution to as many countries as possible, and the nuclear weapon is merely a tool meant to aid in achieving this goal."The foreign minister stated that the leadership of Iran makes use of Israel as an excuse to carry out its actions.

"Iran has a fanatical and charismatic leadership...that uses Israel as an excuse, but they are actually battling against the entire West over whose values will control the world," Liberman said.

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