June 18, 2012
Time is running out for a diplomatic solution to Western concerns about Iran’s nuclear program, Israeli President Shimon Peres said Monday in an interview with CNN.
He said Iran continues to flout the United Nations and world leaders by pushing forward with work on its nuclear program — including, he said, work on a nuclear weapon. But he said Iranian leaders would be making a costly mistake in believing the threat of military action is an empty one.
“You cannot provoke the world, assuming the world is made of fools only,” Peres said.