Washington 0
7 March 2022

Secretary of State Antony Blinken conferred with Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on, inter alia, “challenges posed by Iran”. Blinken emphasised that “Iran must never be allowed to acquire a nuclear weapon”, and reaffirmed the U.S.’s “ironclad commitment to Israel’s security”. In turn, Lapid asserted that “the nuclear agreement which stands to be signed in Vienna is a bad and ineffective agreement… Israel isn’t obliged by it, and reserves the freedom to act in any way against the Iranian nuclear program”.

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