Egypt, Jordan Worried about Iran Nukes

(Jerusalem Post) Yaakov Katz - Egypt and Jordan are growingly concerned with Iran's nuclear program, a senior Israeli defense official said this week, noting an increase in anti-Iranian rhetoric in both Arab countries. Israeli delegations recently traveled to Jordan and Egypt for high-level talks with the political and security echelons on a wide range of issues including the Iranian nuclear threat. One official said that in both countries there was a sense of "urgency" regarding the need to stop Iran's nuclear progress. "While there is not much that Jordan and Egypt can do to stop Iran, it is important for the United States and countries in Europe to hear that they, too, are concerned with Iran's nuclear program," the official said.

2010-07-09 09:10:13

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