With nuclear talks set to resume Wednesday, Sunday Times reports Israel, Saudi Arabia heightening cooperation, in bid to formulate contingency attack plan on Iran should talks succeed in reaching agreement, but fail in halting Iranian nuclear program
November 17, 2013
The Mossad is currently working with Saudi Arabian officials on
contingency plans for a possible attack on Iranian nuclear facilities,
the Sunday Times reported.
Israel and the Saudi kingdom are skeptical of the nuclear talks between Iran and
world powers and are working together on a possible attack plan should
such an agreement actualize but fail to stop the Islamic republic from
continuing its nuclear project.
“Once the Geneva agreement is signed, the military option will be
back on the table. The Saudis are furious and are willing to give Israel
all the help it needs,” a diplomatic source is quoted by the paper as
According to the Sunday Times, as part of what it called the growing
cooperation between Jerusalem and Riyadh, it is possible the kingdom has
already given Israel a green light to make use of its airspace in the
case of an attack.
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