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IDF chief to Haaretz: I do not believe Iran will decide to develop nuclear weapons | Haaretz

By Amos Harel

Gantz says the international pressure on Iran, in the form of diplomatic and economic sanctions, is beginning to bear fruit.

“If Iran goes nuclear it will have negative dimensions for the world, for the region, for the freedom of action Iran will permit itself,” Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz told Haaretz in an Independence Day interview.

That freedom of action might be expressed “against us, via the force Iran will project toward its clients: Hezbollah in Lebanon, Islamic Jihad in Gaza.

For more on this story, visit: IDF chief to Haaretz: I do not believe Iran will decide to develop nuclear weapons – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News.

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