by Elad Benari
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad continued his attacks against Israel and the US on Sunday.
In an interview he gave to the Al-Jazeera network, Ahmadinejad said that Israel is “too weak” to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities, and added that Israel did not have “the courage to do it… and I do not think its threat is serious.” He also said that his country would act decisively against anyone who attempts a military strike against it.
Ahmadinejad offered the US his country’s friendship, saying that “the friendship of Iran is much better than its hostility.”
Earlier on Sunday, Iran announced the launching of a new unmanned jet bomber dubbed “an ambassador of death” to Israel and other enemies.
“The jet, as well as being an ambassador of death for the enemies of humanity, has a main message of peace and friendship,” Ahmadinejad told Iranian officials during the announcement. He added that the aircraft will help “keep the enemy paralyzed in its bases…until the enemies of humanity lose hope of ever attacking the Iranian nation.”
On Saturday, the Bushehr nuclear plant became operational and is supposed to produce electricity from the uranium being supplied by Russia. The Bushehr fuel is enriched to approximately 3.5%, while weapons-grade fuel is enriched to over 90%.