In South America, Israeli Foreign Minister Seeks to Block Iran

[AP] Matti Friedman - Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman is on a 10-day visit to Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Colombia on a mission partly aimed at stemming rising Iranian influence in Latin America, Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon said Monday. "Israel, along with many others, is concerned about Iran's infiltration into Latin America, primarily through Hizbullah," Ayalon said. In May, an Israeli Foreign Ministry report accused Venezuela and Bolivia of supplying Iran with uranium.

2009-07-21 06:00:00

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