Netanyahu: Any final Iran deal must include recognition of Israel’s right to exist

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, April 3, 2015. (photo credit:KOBY GIDEON/GPO)

Any final nuclear deal with Iran must include a clear and unambiguous recognition by Tehran of Israel’s right to exist, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday.

Netanyahu’s comments came after a meeting of the security cabinet called to discuss the framework agreement agreed upon Thursday between the world powers and Iran in Lausanne. This was the first time he has called for an explicit recognition of Israel by Iran.

Netanyahu said that Israel would not accept an agreement that “allows a country that vows to annihilate us to develop nuclear weapons, period.”

In recent days senior Israeli officials have spoken openly about possible Israeli military action if need be to prevent Iran from getting a bomb…

  • cmh

    Sometimes I wonder how this man finds pants big enough to hold his balls….

    • dance…dancetotheradio

      Someone’s gotta say what he said.

    • Norman_In_New_York

      His shoes are too big for Obama to fill.

    • We have the same tailor.

      • Minicapt

        But your suits require less cloth.


  • Alain

    I well understand the reason he is saying this, but it falls on deaf ears (the WH). I would also like Israel to state that no negotiations/talks will take place with any partner without this requirement and a clear acceptance of it.

  • Blacksmith

    I just hope Israel has an ally somewhere in this mess that can support them since we here in America have obowel doing everything he can to stab them in the back.