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Without Stiff Sanctions, Israel Will Attack Iran

If “crippling sanctions” are not introduced by Christmas, “Israel will strike” Iran warned Ephraim Sneh, former Israeli Deputy Defense Minister in a Sunday Times interview.

Sneh told the newspaper that time is running out for Iran and that Israel will fight alone if it must.

“If we are left alone, we will act alone,” Sneh said.

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, Mohammad Khazaee, wrote a letter of protest to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonin in response to Sneh’s remarks.

“There is no explanation for Israel’s continuing threats against Tehran,” Khazaee said.

Khazaee said that Sneh’s remarks were “irresponsible” and that he hoped the UN would take steps against such threats. 

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