An Iranian woman walks past an image of the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, at the conclusion of a ceremony to form a human chain at the Isfahan Uranium Conversion Facility, to support Iran’s nuclear program, just outside the city of Isfahan, 410 kilometers, 255 miles south of the capital Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2006.
ASSociated Press in the Jerusalem Post: Iran says Israeli threats are a ‘childish game’
Iran on Sunday said Israel would be making a “fatal mistake” should it resort to military action against Tehran’s nuclear program and dismissed veiled threats from the Jewish state as a “childish game.”
On Saturday, Israel repeated its stand on the issue, saying it would not accept a nuclear Iran under any circumstances and was preparing for the possible failure of diplomatic efforts.
While Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz stopped short of an outright threat of military action, he said Israel “must have the capability to defend itself…and this we are preparing.”
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi said Israel was only trying to add to Western pressure on Iran to give up its nuclear program.
Iranian athletes form a human chain around the Uranium Conversion Facility (UCF) to show support for Iran’s nuclear program in Isfahan.
Iran will NOT halt pursuit of development of a nuclear weapon.
Israel and the United States will NOT accept a nuclear Iran.
The United Nations will NOT impose harsh economic sanctions.
Who will BLINK first?
Flap handicaps it will NOT be Israel and the Unites States.
The Natanz uranium enrichment complex in Natanz is pictured in this January 2, 2006 satellite image
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