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French report: Israel may be prepping for Iran strike

PARIS (JTA) — A French weekly reported that Israel may be preparing its air force for possible attacks against Iran.

"Israeli army planes recently performed in-flight refueling exercises between the Hebrew state and Gibraltar," l’Express magazine reported Saturday.

"The 3,800 km amplitude of the airfield could confirm that the Israeli army will concretely prepare for airstrikes against Iran if Tehran were to persist in refusing to negotiate with the international community on the nuclear issue," the two-line report concluded.

The report did not indicate whether Israeli officials were contacted for comment.