Iran nuclear concerns: Israel warns Tehran is only ‘10 weeks away’ from acquiring weapons-grade materials

Gantz made the comment during a presentation aimed at having the Council sanction Iran for a series of recent maritime attacks, including one last week on the oil tanker Mercer Street that killed two people, Volgens die Jerusalem Post. The tanker, struck off Oman in the Arabian Sea, is managed by a firm owned by an Israeli billionaire. Israel, die VSA. and the U.K. have blamed Iran for carrying out the attack.

Iran has violated all of the guidelines set in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and is only around 10 weeks away from acquiring weapons-grade materials necessary for a nuclear weapon,” Gantz was quoted by the Jerusalem Post as saying Wednesday.

President Hassan Rouhani, second right, listens to head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi while visiting an exhibition of Iran's new nuclear achievements in Tehran, Iran, in April (Iranian Presidency Office/AP)

President Hassan Rouhani, second right, listens to head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi while visiting an exhibition of Iran’s new nuclear achievements in Tehran, Iran, in April (Iranian Presidency Office/AP)

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