April 12, 2010
Medvedev: An Israeli strike on Iran could cause a global catastrophe
An Israeli strike of Iran’s nuclear facilities could spark a nuclear conflict, which could spiral to a global catastrophe, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev told ABC on Monday, adding that he supported what he called “smart” sanctions on Tehran as part of attempt to make it abandon its nuclear program.
The Russian president is in the United States for a 47-nation nuclear summit convened by U.S. President Barack Obama aimed at thwarting nuclear terrorism, and which may also center on a U.S.-back attempt to hit Iran with new nuclear sanctions.
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