Israel’s military chief of staff, Aviv Kohavi, conferred with senior U.S. officials on what he framed as “the shortcomings of the current nuclear agreement, which will allow Iran to make significant progress related to centrifuges, as well as to substantially enhance the amount and quality of enriched matter over the next few years”, while underscoring “the lack of supervision in terms of nuclear proliferation”. An IDF statement added that “the chief of staff has presented possible ways to prevent Iran from obtaining military nuclear capabilities during his meetings”. Visiting CENTCOM, Kohavi asserted that “the IDF's operational cooperation with the U.S. military is unprecedented in its scope and has reached new heights”. “The mutual and main goal of action for the two armies is thwarting Iranian aggression”, he added. “Iran seeks to establish and entrench terrorists in many countries throughout the Middle East. Iran continues to pose a regional threat in terms of nuclear proliferation, advanced weapons systems including ballistic missile capabilities and the financing of terrorist armies”.
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