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15 February 2021

Prime Minister Netanyahu, discussing Israel’s relations with the U.S., asserted that “whoever supports our policies, I’m with him. And whoever endangers us, for example [on policies] regarding a nuclear Iran, which is an existential threat to us, so I oppose that, and I don’t care if it’s Democrats”. In related comments, Israel’s U.S. ambassador opined that “we will not be able to be part of such a process if the new administration returns to the [nuclear] deal… It would appear that only crippling sanctions – keeping the current sanctions and even adding new ones – combined with a credible military threat – that Iran fears – might bring Iran to real negotiations with Western countries that might ultimately produce a deal truly capable of preventing it breaking ahead [to nuclear arms]”.

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