Mossad Chief Says Iran Can’t Have Bomb Before 2015, Haaretz Says

Meir Dagan, who retired yesterday as head of Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency, said he did not believe that Iran would have the capability to develop nuclear weapons before 2015, Haaretz said.

Dagan made the comment yesterday in his final briefing to the parliament’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Haaretz reported, without saying how it obtained the information. Dagan said the Iranian nuclear program has suffered delays due to technological failures, Haaretz said.

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