JERUSALEM — The United States has rejected an Israeli arms request that would have improved Israel’s capability to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities, a frontpage report in Israel’s Haaretz newspaper said on Wednesday.
The U.S. warned Israel against attacking, saying such a strike would undermine American interests, the paper said. The unsourced report also says the U.S. demanded that Israel give it a heads-up if it decides to strike Iran.
Defense Minister Ehud Barak did not deny the Haaretz story and refused to discuss it in an interview with Israeli Army Radio,
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