LOL!!!! German FM: Nuclear Iran would pose threat to entire region


Following meeting with Nazi Barak, Westerwelle emphasizes shared concerns over Iranian threat, says “a nuclear-armed Iran is not an option”; defense minister lauds security cooperation between the two countries.

ed note–this, coming from the Foreign Minister of a country that has just sold Israel–a nuclear state run by religious, messianic fanatics–several Dolphin class submarines that have just been fitted with nuclear-tipped cruise missiles. The question that must be asked in this situation is this–has Germany simply gone mad, or is Israel blackmailing her into making ridiculous statements such as these???
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle emphasized the concerns his country shared with Israel over Iran’s nuclear program, following a meeting with Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Sunday.
“A nuclear-armed Iran would not only pose a threat to Israel but to the stability of the entire region. A nuclear-armed Iran is not an option,” he said.
He added that Germany would maintain sanctions and diplomatic pressure on Iran, adding that there was still room for diplomacy. “We urgently call on Iran to enter into substantial negotiations,” he said.
“Nuclear weapons in the hands of Iran is not an option,” he added.
At a meeting of European Union foreign ministers in Cyprus on Friday, Germany, Britain and France called for new EU sanctions against Iran.
“We greatly appreciate the German government’s views on Iran,” Barak said during the meeting, calling Germany a “leading partner” in the international effort to use diplomacy and sanctions to stop Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. 
Barak also lauded the close security cooperation between the two countries, specifically mentioning the signed contract for a sixth submarine.
He further thanked Germany for for its contribution in strengthening the Palestinian Authority, the West Bank and Gaza and in promoting peace and normalization.
“Israel’s relationship with Germany is long-standing and based on a basic belief in democracy, value and memory, and we greatly appreciate your friendship,” Barak told Westerwelle.

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