Israel is calling for an emergency session of the UN Security Council to discuss the Iranian president's call for the destruction of the Jewish state. "Certainly what Iran has done today in light of its nuclear weapons program requires a firm response by the UN Security Council and the UN secretary-general,” said government spokesman Dore Gold. He said the international community has not done enough to prevent Iran from acquiring weapons of mass destruction that could be used against Israel. "The fact that Iran has had for years a clandestine nuclear weapons program makes the Iranian statements about eliminating Israel all that more serious," Gold said.
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