Peres' office denies the Guardian's SA nuclear allegations
By JPOST.COM STAFF
President Shimon Peres' office denied allegations on Monday made by British newspaper the Guardian, in which it accuses Israel of offering to sell nuclear weapons to South Africa's apartheid regime."We regret that the newspaper did not find it right to ask for an official response and examine the facts with official Israeli sources," the president's office explained.Additional sources added that "there is not doubt these papers that allegedly document a nuclear missiles sales deal are completely fabricated."
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