Saudi FM says ‘all bets are off’ if Iran makes a nuclear weapon

The Times of Israel reports: “Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud said Sunday that the Islamic Republic’s Gulf neighbors will not sit by if Tehran produces nuclear weapons.

‘If Iran gets an operational nuclear weapon, all bets are off,’ Al Saud told reporters at the World Policy Conference in Abu Dhabi, according to Reuters.

‘We are in a very dangerous space in the region… you can expect that regional states will certainly look towards how they can ensure their own security,’ he added, without elaborating on what that could entail.

The remarks come as Iran remains at odds with the West over its nuclear program and with talks for a revival of a 2015 deal frozen.

Iran said last month that it had moved ahead on uranium enrichment that Western governments worry is part of a covert nuclear weapons program…”

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