Ban alarmed by Iran, Israel 'war talk'
- Published: 25 Sep 2012 at 21.28
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UN leader Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday condemned ``shrill'' talk of war between Israel and Iran which he said would be devastating.
Without mentioning the two rivals by name, Ban told the start of the UN General Assembly that he rejects "threats of potential military action by one state against another.
"Any such attacks would be devastating. The shrill war talk of recent weeks has been alarming,'' he told the 193-nation assembly where the showdown over Iran's nuclear program is one of the dominant themes.
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