Israel’s Prime Minister makes rare allusion to country’s nuclear weapons arsenal


Lapid referred to what he called Israel’s “other capabilities.”

Jerusalem (CNN)Israel’s Prime Minister Yair Lapid made a rare allusion to the country’s widely suspected nuclear arsenal during a speech on Monday.

Speaking at an event to mark a change of leadership at the country’s Atomic Energy Commission, Lapid referred to Israel’s defensive and offensive capabilities, as well as what he called its “other capabilities” — understood to be a reference to nuclear weapons.

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