White House Lays Out Nuclear Summit Goals, Agenda | USA | English

The Israeli prime minister changed his plans after becoming aware of what Israeli officials described as plans by some nations, including Egypt and Turkey, to use the conference to target Israel over its nuclear weapons arsenal, which it has never confirmed possessing.Obama administration officials downplayed the reversal, saying Israel will still have a robust delegation at the summit. But President Obama’s national security adviser General James Jones acknowledged the apparent reason behind the decision. “I think that the Israelis did not want to be a catalyst for changing the theme of the summit, but they will be at the table,” he said.

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