Saudi Arabia not to allow use of its airspace against Iran
Jerusalem: Saudi Arabia has refuted the
report that the Israeli and British intelligence heads met
with its officials, who agreed to allow the Jewish state to
use their airspace to attack Iranian nuclear facilities.
British newspaper Sunday Express had reported that Saudi
officials had recently met British Intelligence chief and
Israel`s Mossad chief Meir Dagan in London and given consent
to Israeli Air Force jets for using their airspace in such an
As per the report, it was also agreed that Saudi Arabia
would turn a `blind eye` to Israel`s use of its airspace
during a strike.
The Saudi Press Agency today quoted a source from royal
family as saying that the report is untrue and asked the
Iranian media to refrain from publishing such stories for the
sake of journalistic credibility, Israel Radio reported.
Israel, which has dubbed the Iranian nuclear programme an
"existential threat", has been emphasising that Tehran`s
nuclear ambitions not only bothers the Jewish state but
several Arab states are equally worried, though not willing
to publicly admit it.
Meanwhile, the head of Iran`s nuclear energy agency
yesterday said that his country would not discuss issues
related to its nuclear "rights" at its meeting with six world
powers scheduled to take place tomorrow.
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