Meridor: If I were Khamenei, I’d Worry


meridorIsraeli Minister of Intelligence Dan Meridor said in an interview today that Iran is refraining from making a breakthrough to a nuclear weapon because it fears the world’s reaction.

Arutz Sheva rpeorts that on Channel 2 television’s Meet the Press, Meridor said: “The Iranians are not breaking through toward [nuclear] weapons because they are afraid of the international campaign that [Prime Minister Binyamin] Netanyahu is leading.”┬áIn reference to President Barack Obama’s statement that the U.S. would not be content with containing the Iranian nuclear weapon threat, Arutz Sheva reported Meridor as saying: “If I were [Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah] Khamenei, I’d be worried by that statement.”

{ Israel News Bureau}


  1. What’s the purpose of such a statement? When it comes from the minister of intelligence, one only wonders how intelligent the minister is. As far as the world’s concern with Iran, as long as they target Israel first, they are only happy to do nothing.