Netanyahu: New nuclear agreement won’t stop Iranian bomb

The Jerusalem Post reports: “A new agreement with Iran will not prevent it from attaining a nuclear weapon, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Sunday.

‘Our first mission is to stop Iran from going nuclear,’ Netanyahu said at the opening of the weekly cabinet meeting. ‘We made clear to our American friends time after time, and I am doing it again today, that we oppose agreements, first of all to the original agreement called the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), which will just pave Iran’s way to the bomb and will pad it with hundreds of millions of dollars.’

Netanyahu said that his ‘principled opposition’ to the JCPOA played a part in ensuring the US does not return to that deal.

‘We also tell [the Americans] that more limited understandings, what’s called a ‘mini-deal,’ does not serve our purpose, in our opinion, and we oppose that, as well,’ he said…”

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