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  8/23/2012, Elul 5, 5772

Report: Ashkenazi Says It's Not Time to Attack Iran Yet


Former chief of staff Gabi Ashkenazi of the Israel Defense Forces says that the Iranian atomic bomb is still far off so there's (still) no need to act, at the military level, against the Islamic Republic, according to a Thursday report by Makor Rishon. In a recording the newspaper received of an appearance by Ashkenazi at a conference, he says, "Anyone who thinks that tomorrow morning we will be with an Iranian atomic weapon - we're not there yet."

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