That is the one thing that Peres keeps repeating over and over again. And with good reason. Simple fact is, the Soviet Union decades ago had nuclear-armed submarines basking just off the Egyptian coast with its devices trained at Israel "just in case". But don't let the facts confuse you.
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US national Karkoc (AP)
from the article: Syria denies it confirmed target of IAF strike was nuclear facility