Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert spoke on Sunday at the Jerusalem Post conference in New York, and was not particularly concerned by the Iranian nuclear program.
“I doubt there will be a military confrontation,” Olmert said in wake of the recent tensions between Tehran and Washington. “We saw in the past that this is a brilliant strategy that the American president adopted. He brings the atmosphere to tension to the point where it seems very threatening in order to force the other party to sit down for negotiations. It happened with North Korea, and he ended up being Kim Jong Un’s friend.”
“I think he is hinting that he wants to sit down with the Iranians and negotiate with them … I’m not sure Iran has an interest in fighting the US. We should not delude ourselves – if they enter a military confrontation, Iran will not be the victor and they know it,” continued Olmert.
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