Panetta: Strike on Iran must be the last resort

03.12.2011                      07.Kislev. 5772                      Wajeze

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Panetta: Strike on Iran must be the last resort

US defense secretary says sanctions and pressure on Tehran working, says Israelis and Palestinians need to "just get to the damn table"; Livni demands tough, international sanctions.

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Friday said an attack on Iran must be the last resort, warning of the consequences an Israeli strike on Tehran's nuclear program could have on the region, the global economy and US troops.
Panetta, addressing a forum in Washington, made one of his most extensive arguments to date against any imminent military action against Iran over its nuclear program, saying he was convinced that sanctions and diplomatic pressure were working….