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Iran a threat not just to Israel, says Germany's Merkel

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) stands next to German Chancellor Angela Merkel after their joint news conference in Jerusalem February 25, 2014. Germany views Iran as a potential threat not just to Israel, but also to European countries, Merkel said on Tuesday at a joint news conference with Netanyahu. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) stands next to German Chancellor Angela Merkel after their joint news conference in Jerusalem February 25, 2014. Germany views Iran as a potential threat not just to Israel, but also to European...more

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) stands next to German Chancellor Angela Merkel after their joint news conference in Jerusalem February 25, 2014. Germany views Iran as a potential threat not just to Israel, but also to European countries, Merkel said on Tuesday at a joint news conference with Netanyahu. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) sits next to German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she speaks during their joint news conference in Jerusalem February 25, 2014. Germany views Iran as a potential threat not just to Israel, but also to European countries, Merkel said on Tuesday at a joint news conference with Netanyahu. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) sits next to German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she speaks during their joint news conference in Jerusalem February 25, 2014. Germany views Iran as a potential threat not just to Israel, but also to...more

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) sits next to German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she speaks during their joint news conference in Jerusalem February 25, 2014. Germany views Iran as a potential threat not just to Israel, but also to European countries, Merkel said on Tuesday at a joint news conference with Netanyahu. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds her crutches as Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) stands next to her after their joint news conference in Jerusalem February 25, 2014. Germany views Iran as a potential threat not just to Israel, but also to European countries, Merkel said on Tuesday at a joint news conference with Netanyahu. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds her crutches as Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) stands next to her after their joint news conference in Jerusalem February 25, 2014. Germany views Iran as a potential threat not just to Israel, but...more

German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds her crutches as Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) stands next to her after their joint news conference in Jerusalem February 25, 2014. Germany views Iran as a potential threat not just to Israel, but also to European countries, Merkel said on Tuesday at a joint news conference with Netanyahu. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during her meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Prime minister's residence in Jerusalem February 24, 2014. REUTERS/Sebastian Scheiner/Pool

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during her meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Prime minister's residence in Jerusalem February 24, 2014. REUTERS/Sebastian Scheiner/Pool

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during her meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Prime minister's residence in Jerusalem February 24, 2014. REUTERS/Sebastian Scheiner/Pool
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