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Israel’s ambassador to UN: ‘Only a credible military threat will stop Iran going nuclear’

Israel National News reports: “At a meeting of the United Against a Nuclear Iran organization on Wednesday, Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, Gilad Erdan, spoke of the need for countries around the world to refuse to rule out a military option against Iran.

Also speaking at the conference were the former US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, the Bahraini ambassador the UN, and former US Senator Joe Lieberman.

‘Economic sanctions against a cruel regime such as the Iranian regime will not be effective,’ Erdan stressed during his speech. ‘Just this morning, [Iranian President Ebrahim] Raisi noted that his country has built economic relations with additional states and that these connections will enable it to neutralize the impact of sanctions.

‘The conclusion must be that the only way to stop Iran from going nuclear is to use a combination of diplomatic isolation, crippling sanctions, and – most important of all – a credibly military threat…”

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