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  9/3/2014, Elul 8, 5774

Yuval Steinitz: Iran Closer Than Ever to Nuclear Capability


Minister of Intelligence Yuval Steinitz has explained that Iran has been making inroads and is closer than ever to achieving its desired nuclear goals, making making strides even as the talks are going on between them and the six world powers.

Steinitz, who is responsible for the US-Israel dialogue in regards the Iranian situation today (Wednesday) spoke before members of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on the status of Iran's nuclear program vis-a-vis the signing of a definitive agreement.

"We are entering a very significant juncture in this round of talks," said committee chairman, MK Ze'ev Elkin at the opening to the meeting. "This, and the increasing rapprochement between the United States and Iran is another thing to take into consideration, and not to be dismissed," he said.

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