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Israeli Ambassador to US Oren hinted that a strike on Iran is on the table. Desmond Tutu called for Tehran to release US hikers from captivity. Opposition leaders in Iran called for protests on June 12 to commemorate the 2009 election.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mottaki is hopeful for a nuclear fuel-swap deal with the West. Iranian Defense Minister Vahidi said the "Great Prophet 5" war games conducted in the Strait of Hormuz last weekend were a success.
Opposition leader Mousavi called ruling clerics "corrupt, despotic rulers." President Mugabe denied that Zimbabwe signed a uranium mining agreement with Iran. The government eased investment restrictions in an attempt to counter sanctions.
The top Revolution Guards commander said the US "must leave, because we consider them as the enemy." A senior Revolution Guard commander said Iran will begin mass producing UAVs. The foreign minister said Iran is still interested in conducting a swap for medical grade uranium.
Iran has offered amnesty to members of Jundallah. The US has called for the immediate release of three American hikers detained after crossing the border from Iraq. The IRGC claimed it is testing four new anti-ship missiles during current military exercises in the Gulf.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei decried "atomic threats against Iranian people" which were allegedly made by the US president. The Pentagon said a military attack on Iran is "still on the table." Defense Minister Vahidi said Iran has no plans to construct an ICBM capable of reaching the United States.
General James Cartwright said the US will not stop the Iranian nuclear weapons program without "boots on the ground." The Revolutionary Guards will stage a three-day military exercise in the Strait of Hormuz this weekend. Turkey offered to mediate between the West and Iran.
A US Defense Department report said Iran may be able to hit the United States with an ICBM by 2015. Iran began work on a new nuclear enrichment site. Iran's foreign minister said that the proposed nuclear fuel swap is a chance to build trust with the West.