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Do not oppose good nuclear deal with Iran

In response to Tehran’s new demands, Israeli Prime Minister’s remarks urging negotiators to take a tougher route to Iran are when negotiations to revise the tattered 2015 deal resume in Vienna. It happens to.

Bennett urged negotiators to lead Iran a stronger line (NirElias / Reuters)

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said he was not opposed to a “good” nuclear deal between Iran and the world’s great powers, but expressed skepticism that such consequences would emerge from current negotiations. ..

Bennett spoke on Tuesday the day after Iran and negotiators from five world powers resumed negotiations in Vienna to restore Tehran’s tattered 2015 nuclear deal.

He reiterated that Israel was not bound by any agreement and left room for military maneuvers.

“In the end, of course, there could be quite a bit,” Bennett told Israeli Army Radio.

“At this point, is it expected to happen under the current dynamics? No, we need a more difficult stance.”

Bennett also denied allegations that former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed with Washington on a “surprise-free” policy. This means that the military intent regarding Iran and its major allies is straightforward and therefore potentially disturbed.

“Israel will always maintain the right to act and defend itself,” he said.

Israel is worried that European countries, Russia and China have resumed negotiations with Iran in recent weeks.

Tehran has taken a tough stance in the negotiations, suggesting that everything discussed in the previous diplomatic round could be renegotiated and eased sanctions despite strengthening its nuclear program. Requesting.

Bennett urged negotiators to draw a stronger line against Iran. Israel is not a party to the negotiations, but is engaged in diplomatic blitz on the sidelines in an attempt to shake allies to put more pressure on Iran to curb its nuclear program.

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Tehran’s groundbreaking 2015 agreement allowed relaxation of Iran’s sanctions in exchange for curbing nuclear program.

But in 2018, then President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the agreement and imposed drastic sanctions on Iran. Other signatories are having a hard time maintaining the agreement.

The latest round of negotiations in Vienna, held on Monday, 10 days after the negotiations for Iran’s negotiators to return home for talks were postponed.

The last round was the first round after a gap of more than five months due to the arrival of a new hardline government in Iran and was characterized by tensions on new Iran’s demands.

Iran says its nuclear activity is for peaceful purposes. Israel sees Iran as its greatest enemy and strongly opposed the 2015 agreement.

It states that it wants improved deals to more severely limit Iran’s nuclear program and address Iran’s long-range missile program and support for hostile agents along the Israeli border.

Israel also states that negotiations need to be accompanied by a “trustworthy” military threat to ensure that Iran is not delayed indefinitely.

read more: The majority of Israelis support an attack on Iran, polls say

Source: AP

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