Netanyahu Tells Romney ‘Strong Military Threat’ Needed for Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in Jerusalem today that a “real and strong military threat” is needed against Iran’s nuclear program, according to a text message from Netanyahu’s office.

Romney told Netanyahu he “takes seriously” the Israeli position on Iran, according to the message.

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