Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Saudi Arabia not ruling out their own nuclear bomb in response to Iran.
Saudi Arabia not ruling out their own nuclear bomb in response to Iran. (INN).
Saudi Arabia is not ruling out developing a nuclear bomb if its regional rival Iran obtains one, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told the Reuters news agency on Tuesday.
Asked if Saudi Arabia had discussed seeking a nuclear bomb in the event Iran managed to obtain one, al-Jubeir replied the country would do "whatever we need to do in order to protect our people".
"I don't think it would be logical to expect us to discuss any such issue in public and I don't think it would be reasonable to expect me to answer this question one way or another," he told Reuters. Read the full story here.