Politics

Israel wanted to sell SA nukes – 35 years ago

By Incorrect Author 24 May 2010

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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