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    • Ahmet
    • 22.10.09 | 10:55 (IST)

    Secret negotiations are at least a good start to forging Iranian - Israeli relations in the long term. A nuclear free middle east is absolutely necessary because with Israels current arsenal and Irans aspirations, its going to lead to an arms race and nobody want anymore nuclear weapons in this world, especially the middle east. And there is no need to be sceptical about such meetings. Even if Israel was to give up its nuclear arsenal, it would be in return for a comprehensive peace deal between the whole Arab world and Iran and Isreal. And the Arabs, much to the contrary belief, want peace with Israel and are waiting for it make a just peace with Palestinians in order to do so. Israel needs to trade with its neighbours, its economy is weak without US aid, it cant rely on US financial support forever.

    from the article: Iran, Israel attend secret nuclear meet in Cairo
    First published 02:49 22.10.09 | Last updated 15:31 22.10.09
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