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Israel Wants to Fly Over Iraq to Bomb Iran

Published: Mon 26 Feb 2007 09:57 AM
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Israel Seeks All Clear for Iran Air Strike
By Con Coughlin
The Telegraph UK
Saturday 24 February 2007
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Tel Aviv - Israel is negotiating with the United States for permission to fly over Iraq as part of a plan to attack Iran's nuclear facilities, The Daily Telegraph can reveal.
To conduct surgical air strikes against Iran's nuclear programme, Israeli war planes would need to fly across Iraq. But to do so the Israeli military authorities in Tel Aviv need permission from the Pentagon.
A senior Israeli defence official said negotiations were now underway between the two countries for the US-led coalition in Iraq to provide an "air corridor" in the event of the Israeli government deciding on unilateral military action to prevent Teheran developing nuclear weapons.
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