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Romney to meet Israeli leaders

The Republican US presidential candidate Mitt Romney touched down in Tel Aviv last night as part of a three-nation foreign tour that includes Britain and Poland. He hopes it will boost his credentials to direct US national security and diplomacy.

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Reports: Romney to back Israel against Iran's nuclear ambitions

Mitt Romney in Israel for talks today. Credit: AJM/EMPICS Entertainment

A key adviser has said that US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney would back Israeli military strike against Iran nuclear programme, according to the Associated Press.

The visit is the latest part of a three-nation trip that includes Britain and Poland.

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