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Tags: Israel | Iran | bomb | nuclear

Israel Says Iran Nuke Area Bomb Resistant

Monday, 28 December 2009 10:20 AM EST

Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Monday that a regular military attack on Iran's recently discovered nuclear plant would be close to impossible, adding that the Islamic Republic had been working on that underground facility for years.

"The facility in Qom is in a bunker and therefore resistant to regular bombs," Barak told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee. "What the Iranians have recently revealed, according to their own decision, is a site that was under construction for years."

"The project of the decade will continue," added the defense minister.

Barak also condemned the Islamic regime's crackdown on opposition protesters, a day after at least eight demonstrators were killed across Iran.

"These demonstrators are just looking for a normal life," he said. "It bothers me to say the way the free world is responding to what's going on there? They are crushing civilians from above, there."

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Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Monday that a regular military attack on Iran's recently discovered nuclear plant would be close to impossible, adding that the Islamic Republic had been working on that underground facility for years.
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Monday, 28 December 2009 10:20 AM
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