Shalom: We must place sanctions on Iranian Central Bank

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 28, 2012 10:21

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Vice Premier Silvan Shalom said on Saturday that the international community must increase sanctions against Iran.

Speaking with Israel Radio, Shalom said that "the most important step we can take now is to sanction the Iranian Central Bank."

Shalom also stated that former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin should not have spoken out about the Iranian threat in public.

On Friday night, Diskin sharply criticized Israel's top leadership at the Majdi Forum in Kfar Saba, saying they "present a false view to the public on the Iranian bomb, as though acting against Iran would prevent a nuclear bomb. But attacking Iran will encourage them to develop a bomb all the faster."

"I think that Diskin was wrong to say what he did, and that when he considers what he said he will realize that he was wrong," Shalom said.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
October 21, 2018
Saudi foreign minister says Khashoggi killing was 'huge and grave mistake'

By REUTERS