Israel condemns Iran weapons deal

Sunday, December 04, 2005 | 
Israeli officials strongly condemned the reported sale of Russian weapons to Iran, calling it a “very dangerous move.” An Iranian news agency announced that Iran would begin construction on two nuclear reactors beginning in March, one of which would be funded by Russia at a cost of $1 billion, Army Radio said. Moscow is selling more than US $1 billion worth of missiles and other defensive systems to Teheran (Picture: Tor-M1-System against cruise missiles), according to Russian media reports. “Whether you call it defensive or offensive, it just encourages the regime in Iran to continue with its dangerous polices,” said Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's spokesman, Ra'anan Gissin.

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