Guardian: UK speeds up planning for Iran attack

November 2, 2011 19:37

The British military is accelerating planning for its part in a potential US attack against Iran's nuclear facilities, The Guardian reported on Wednesday.

According to the report, the UK Ministry of Defense believes the US may speed up plans for targeted missile strikes of certain Iranian nuclear targets. The Guardian quoted British officials as saying the UK would assist the US militarily if such a mission were to take place.British military officials were exploring where to best position naval ships and submarines equipped with Tomahawk cruise missiles over the coming months in anticipation of an attack, according to the report.

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