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We heard a report today that the White House promised Israel advanced weapons.
If Israel agrees to hold off on attacking Iran until after the presidential election.
The weapons were said to include bunker busting bombs that could penetrate Iran's very -- nuclear facilities.
The report of a deal appeared on the front page of a newspaper over in Israel the White House denied it.
Mostly in meetings president had there was no such agreement.
-- -- -- -- specific there you'll notice he left the door open to the idea that people behind the scenes are beside the president might have discussed such an agreement.
Remember world powers have been trying to get Iran to abandon its nuclear program but the Israelis.
Have been hinting they just might attack Iran in nuclear sites.
To prevent Iran from building a working bomb in fact.
The stadium -- Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Referred to a possible timeline for an attack he said he's not.
Standing with a stopwatch.
In his hand.
And that and I quote an attack would not come in a matter of days or weeks but it's also not a matter of years.
You can take from that what you will.
We're also hearing more about some satellite images of reported nuclear site in Iran.
Diplomats told the Associated Press just yesterday that it looked to them like the photo shoot crews covering up traces a possible nuclear testing.
Today one Israeli officials said the pictures reinforce what Israel has been saying all along essentially that Iran is trying to build a nuclear ball.
And the drumbeat continues to -- were correspondent Jonathan Hunt is with -- -- amid all this talk.
Of the war the administration -- diplomacy and still work.
You know what -- wall's old walls and said in the Oval Office between President Obama and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu about new weapons -- Israel we do know that the president told the Israeli prime minister.
That diplomacy and economic pressure have to be given every single opportunity they can.
To bring about a change in Iran's behavior and that message repeated once again today by secretary of state Hillary Clinton -- We continue to believe we have space for diplomacy.
It is obviously coupled with very strong pressure in the form of the toughest sanctions that the international community is ever.
We want to Begin.
Having said that defense -- -- Leon Panetta told the National Journal in an interview today the Pentagon is indeed to roaring up various military options.
For the president a pentagon spokesman told Fox News tonight.
There's no news in that that is the Pentagon whose job it is off role.
A quote a professional planning organization and for the moment everybody says diplomacy is a preferred route -- And today there was praise from for that approach the diplomatic approach from a somewhat unexpected source -- -- yes indeed -- I Iran's supreme leader and the real power in Iran -- -- the president Ahmadinejad might say.
Is Ayatollah how many he is the spiritual leader.
He said today that diplomacy is the right approach for everybody to take in this.
And he said quote this expression is a good would this is a wise -- not indicating taking -- distance from illusion.
Whatever that means on the other hand Iran -- diplomats also said.
That Iran will not under any circumstances.
Stop enriching uranium that doesn't bode well for the talks coming optional doesn't sound like Jonathan -- good to see you thank you.
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