Mubarak: Iran nuke program must be treated like Israel

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said Tuesdaynight that the world must treat the Iranian nuclear program like Israel, ArmyRadio reported.

“All the attention the international communityis giving to the Iranian program must take into account a similar approach to,” he wasquoted as saying.

He added that, “even though we openly reject Iran’s stanceand actions in the region, we are against military action against it.”

Mubarak added that has the right to develop nuclear capabilities, but the onus is on to showthat it is designed for peaceful means only.