Peres: Israel keeping all options on the table

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February 23, 2012 20:50

 
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President Shimon Peres on Thursday reiterated that Israel maintains the right to defend itself ahead of a planned meeting with US President Barack Obama in early March.

Speaking to the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, Peres said, "The State of Israel is an independent, sovereign state, and has the right to defend itself. When we say 'all options are on the table,' we really mean it."

Peres's comments allude to recent discussions on whether Israel will carry out a military strike against Iran's nuclear facilities. "Imagine if Iran were to win, no country could prevent it from freely exporting terror, or stop it dominating the world's economy. Iran with a nuclear bomb is a catastrophe," he said.

Peres is scheduled to meet with Obama during his trip to Washington for the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).

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