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Ex-Mossad chief signals Israel attacked Iran nuclear assets

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The outgoing chief of Israel’s Mossad intelligence service has offered the closest acknowledgment yet his country was behind recent attacks targeting Iran’s nuclear program and a military scientist. The comments by Yossi Cohen offered an extraordinary debriefing by the head of the typically secretive agency in what appears to be the final days of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rule. It also gave a clear warning to other scientists in Iran’s nuclear program that they too could become targets. Cohen spoke to Israel’s Channel 12 investigative program Thursday night. A spokesman for Iran’s U.N. mission told AP that Cohen’s comments reflect a pattern of criminal sabotage against Tehran that includes the computer virus attack on Natanz over a decade ago. 

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