Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has warned Israel against a military attack on Iran, saying it might lead to nuclear war and global disaster.
The United States and Israel have refused to rule out military action against Iran if diplomacy fails to resolve the dispute over Tehran’s nuclear program.
In an interview with the ABC News, the Russian leader said an attack on Iran would be “the worst possible scenario” in the Middle East, because “everyone is so close over there that nobody would be unaffected.”
“And if conflict of that kind happens, and a strike is performed, then you can expect anything, including use of nuclear weapons. And nuclear strikes in the Middle East, this means a global catastrophe. Many deaths,” Medvedev said.
He added that he was uncertain on whether Israel would decide to carry out an airstrike against Iran.
“The Israelis are directing their own policy. I do have a good relationship with the president and prime ministe
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