Israel’s ambassador to America warned of an “ultimate nightmare” of nuclear terrorism if Iran became a nuclear armed state, writes Jack Mendel.
Speaking to more than 450 guests at the One Family UK dinner on Monday, to support Israeli victims of terrorism, Ambassador Ron Dermer gave a stark warning about the danger of Iran’s nuclear programme for the region.
Dermer said that if Iran became a nuclear state, it would create an arms race and maybe even the “ultimate nightmare” of nuclear terrorism. He also spoke of his admiration for David Cameron, for upholding “moral duty” towards Israel during last year’s Operation Protective Edge.
Guests at the event, held at the Grosvener House Hotel, also heard testimonials from Israeli terror victims, heard live music from the One Family UK band, made up of relatives of victims, and raised more than £800,000 to help victims. Dermer said the work of One Family was important not only as a social service, but also to send a message that terror “does not win”.
He called Israel’s UK ambassador Daniel Taub one of the most “competent and professional” members of the foreign service for Israel.
You can watch the One Family UK film here: