22 June 2023

Prime Minister Netanyahu asserted that “the so-called ‘mini-deal’ [reportedly being discussed between Iran and the U.S.] is something that we’re aware of... It is flawed in that it doesn’t set back Iran’s infrastructure, and it does give them a measure of money, which I think they’ll use for bad. But it’s not quite as bad as the first thing [ie, the JCPOA]”. He went on to underscore that “under a big deal, a mini deal or no deal, Israel will retain the freedom of action to defend itself by itself, regardless of any arrangement”.

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