Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Al-Jazeera Video: Reaction to 'Israeli nuclear weapons offer'
"For decades Israel has neither confirmed or denied it has nuclear weapons. But that policy of ambiguity now appears to have been undermined. South African government documents, once classified as top secret, are said to show an agreement for Israel to supply nuclear warheads in 1975, during the years of aparthied rule. Shimon Peres, Israel's incumbernt president was is alleged to have been involved in the deal 35 years ago, has been forced to make a strongly worded denial. Yossi Melman, an intelligence correspondent with the Haaretz newspaper, spoke to Al Jazeera from Tel Aviv about the claims. "