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  2/25/2014, Adar 25, 5774

Ya'alon: We are More Worried Now about the Iran Issue


Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon told German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, Tuesday, that Israel's principal concern is the Iranian administration and that worry is greater than it has been in the past.

Meeting in the setting of the German cabinet visit to mark the start of the 50th year of diplomatic relations between the two countries, Ya'alon said Israel sees that the Tehran regime understands, on the one hand, that it has an opportunity to improve its economy and, on the other hand, to become a nuclear threshold country. He said the Islamic Republic will ignore international pressure because it no longer has international isolation and is beginning to benefit from the easing of sanctions.

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