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IAEA Chief: ‘Israel Would Be Insane to Attack Iran’

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16 May 09 | JPo

Israel would be “utterly insane” to attack Iran, outgoing International Atomic Energy Agency chief Mohamed ElBaradei said in an interview with German daily Der Spiegel Saturday.

“That would turn the region into one great fireball, and the Iranians would immediately begin building the bomb – with the support of the entire Islamic world.”

In the interview ElBaradei called on Teheran to take advantage of the U.S.’s newfound willingness to negotiate over the nuclear issue.

“I advise the [officials] I meet from Iran: Seize the hand that Obama is offering you,” he said.

ElBaradei, with whom Israel has had a rocky relationship, is stepping down after a 12-year tenure. >>>

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16 May 2009 at 7:31 pm

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