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  Cheshvan 16, 5772 , 13/11/11

N. Korea Slams Israel, US "Militaristic Madness”

North Korea rushed to Iran's defense Sunday, accusing Israel and the U.S. of “militaristic madness” in their threats against Iran. “The dangerous situation in the Middle East could lead to war,” the North Korean government said. “Israel and the U.S. have unveiled their plans to attack Iran, which could bring terrible consequences,” the statement said.

Meanwhile, a top Iranian official said Sunday that “a confrontation between a power Iran and the Zionist entity would be like suicide” for Israel. The official said that if Israel were to attack Iran, it must realize that “that would be its end.”

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