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  5/15/2014, Iyar 15, 5774

Ya'alon: Israel, US Must Use 'All means' to Block Iran


Defense minister Moshe Ya'alon said, Thursday, that Israel and the United States should be prepared to use "all means" to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapons capability. Following talks with US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Ya'alon told a news conference in Tel Aviv,  "I believe that it should be in the first priority of each of us to deal with this threat by all means, in all fields."

The Pentagon chief's visit came as the US and other major powers pressed talks with the Tehran government on a long-term agreement to allay international concerns about its nuclear ambitions.

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