(JERUSALEM POST) — An Israeli attack on Iran to halt its nuclear program is not in the immediate offing, but will also not – if necessary – be pushed off for years, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu intimated in interviews he gave Thursday to the country’s three television networks.

“I don’t have a stop watch in hand,” Netanyahu said in a segment of the interview to Channel 2 aired Thursday evening. “This is not a matter of days or week. It is also not a matter of years. The result has to be that the threat of a nuclear weapon in Iran’s hands is removed.”

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