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Netanyahu says Iranian enrichment aimed at developing nuclear arms

In a statement, Netanyahu said Iran's enrichment decision could be explained only as a bid to 'continue to carry out its intention to develop a military nuclear programme'

Reuters , Monday 4 Jan 2021
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FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, May 27, 2018. (Photo: Reuters)
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Iran's resumption of 20% uranium enrichment was aimed at developing nuclear weapons and that Israel would never allow Tehran to build them.

In a statement, Netanyahu said Iran's enrichment decision could be explained only as a bid to "continue to carry out its intention to develop a military nuclear programme". He added: "Israel will not allow Iran to produce nuclear weapons."

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