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Israel fears nuclear weapons could fall into al-Qaeda hands

Israel has expressed concern that international terror groups such as al-Qaeda could access nuclear weapons through clandestine proliferation by scientists in countries like Pakistan. Visiting Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom told reporters on Tuesday that Israel was very concerned that “extreme organisations like al-Qaeda” could acquire nuclear weapons. This, he added could “destabilise the entire world”. “We believe this is a global threat and … democracies around the world should take steps to disarm regimes that will bring destruction to their neighbours” and others, Shalom said. Shalom was responding to a question on the impact of clandestine proliferation of nuclear weapons by Pakistani scientists. Full Story

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