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Israel wanted to sell SA nukes – 35 years ago

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Israel wanted to sell SA nukes – 35 years ago

Newly released documents from South Africa for the first time provided proof positive that Israel has had nuclear warheads for more than three decades. Minutes of a meeting between PW Botha, then minister of defence, and his then-counterpart Shimon Peres, shows that an in-principle agreement was reached in 1975 for Israel to sell nuclear weapons to SA, though the deal was never consumated. The Guardian  

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