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New Israeli submarines can’t be ‘solely for defensive purposes’ | RT Op-Edge

The delivery of a fifth Dolphin-class submarine to Israel from Germany is a worrying “ratcheting up” of tensions in the Middle East, according to two leading anti-nuclear campaigners.

An undated file picture of one of the Israel Navy's three Dolphin-class submarines on maneuvers in the Mediterranean Sea (Israeli Defense Forces Handout)

An undated file picture of one of the Israel Navy’s three Dolphin-class submarines on maneuvers in the Mediterranean Sea (Israeli Defense Forces Handout)

The deployment of INS Rahav, allegedly capable of launching cruise missiles with nuclear warheads, to the Israeli navy has set off a number of worrying alarm bells, Jeremy Corbyn, the British MP and deputy head of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament tells RT.

For more on this story, visit: New Israeli submarines can’t be ‘solely for defensive purposes’ — RT Op-Edge.

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