Israel Feature: Netanyahu – “US & Europe, Galloping Towards Iran Nuclear Deal, Are Endangering Our Existence”

In a message indicating his fear that a comprehensive nuclear deal over Tehran’s nuclear program is imminent, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that “major powers and Iran are galloping toward an agreement that will endanger the existence of Israel”.

Netanyahu spoke at the weekly Cabinet meeting as Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif continued discussions with high-level officials of the 5+1 Powers (US, Britain, Germany, France, China, and Russia), including US Secretary of State John Kerry.

See Iran Daily, Feb 8: Nuclear Talks — FM Zarif & US Secretary of State Kerry Meet Again in Germany

The Prime Minister’s office then put out a series of tweets, declaring that Netanyahu will take “any action” to block the “bad and dangerous” agreement:

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Scott Lucas is Professor of International Politics at the University of Birmingham and editor-in-chief of EA WorldView. He is a specialist in US and British foreign policy and international relations, especially the Middle East and Iran. Formerly he worked as a journalist in the US, writing for newspapers including the Guardian and The Independent and was an essayist for The New Statesman before he founded EA WorldView in November 2008.


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