Ahmadinejad Says Expects US to Attack MidEast Soon

Reuters @ Common Dreams - Iran expects the United States to launch a military strike on "at least two countries" in the Middle East in the next three months, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told state-run Press TV.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad listens to a question during a news conference in Tehran June 28, 2010. Ahmadinejad said Iran had "very precise information that the Americans have hatched a plot" to launch a military strike on at least two Middle Eastern countries. (REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi)In an interview recorded on Monday, Ahmadinejad did not specify whether he thought Iran itself would be attacked nor did he say what intelligence led him to expect such a move.

The United States and Israel have refused to rule out military action against Iran's nuclear program which they fear could lead to it making a bomb, something Iran denies.

"They have decided to attack at least two countries in the region in the next three months," Ahmadinejad said in excerpts broadcast on the rolling news channel on Tuesday. Read more.


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