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Supported by UAE, Bahrain, Israeli envoy asks Biden not to return to Iran Nuke Deal

In a joint statement with the UAE & Bahrain ambassadors, the Israeli envoy to the United States urged Joe Biden to investigate & examine anew ‘the reality in the Middle East’ before making any decisions about returning to the Iran nuclear deal.

By i24NEWS

 

Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer insisted on Monday that it would be a mistake for the incoming Biden administration to return to the Iran nuclear deal.

Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer – Screenshot: YouTube

In a joint statement released in tandem with the ambassadors of the UAE and Bahrain, Dermer urged the president-elect to examine “the reality in the Middle East” before making any decisions about the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Continue Reading »

UK envoy to US says Donald Trump dumped Iran nuke deal ‘to spite Obama’

After first describing White House personnel as “inept,” the British press published further comments by UK Ambassador Kim Darroch, accusing President Trump of “diplomatic vandalism” and how he pulled out of the Iranian nuclear deal because, “it was Obama’s deal.” 

By i24NEWS

 

Britain’s envoy to the US believed Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal because it was hashed out by the administration of his predecessor Barack Obama, according to leaked documents published by the Mail on Sunday.

“The administration is set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism, seemingly for ideological and personality reasons — it was Obama’s deal,” ambassador Kim Darroch wrote in a 2018 memo. Continue Reading »

Iran: If we’re attacked by US, Israel will be destroyed in first 30 minutes

Amid heightened tensions shortly after Iran announced it breached nuclear deal by crossing uranium limits, Mojtaba Zolnour, the chief of the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee threatens the Jewish State saying, “If the US attacks us, only half an hour will remain of Israel’s lifespan.”

By  Reuters , Israel Hayom Staff

 

Israel will be destroyed in half an hour if the United States attacks Iran, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said on Monday, according to the semiofficial Mehr news agency.

Weeks of tensions culminated last month when US President Donald Trump’s last-minute decision to call off planned strikes on Iran after Tehran downed a US drone. Continue Reading »

As U.S. initiate Iranian sanctions, European leaders scurry to safeguard deals

After President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal and the U.S. reimposing sanctions, European leaders are scrambling to protect their economic deals and lucrative profits with the notorious Islamic Republic.

By Reuters

 

Europe’s largest economies lobbied to protect their companies’ investments in Iran on Friday, seeking to keep the nuclear deal with Tehran alive after Washington pulled out and threatened to impose sanctions on European companies.

Germany and France have significant trade links with Iran and remain committed to the nuclear agreement, as does Britain, and the three countries’ foreign ministers plan to meet on Tuesday to discuss it. Continue Reading »

Former US Senator & 2000 Dem VP nominee Joseph Lieberman lauds Trump’s Iran decision

WATCH: The 2000 Democratic Vice Presidential candidate and staunch JCPOA opponent, Joe Lieberman, praised President Trump’s refusal to certify the Iranian compliance as the “the right decision and made it in the right way.”

By David Rosenberg

 

Former Connecticut Senator and 2000 Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Joseph Lieberman praised President Donald Trump’s announcement Friday that he would not recertify Iranian compliance with the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal.

The president is required by law to report to Congress every 90 days on Iran’s compliance – or lack thereof – with the terms of the JCPOA. Continue Reading »

Obama Sets Israel Up to “Perils of Isolation” in UN Over Nuke Deal

UNSC set to adopt Iran JCPOA resolution in quick ‘Blitzkrieg’ vote under a procedure that will expose Israel to isolation should Jerusalem speak out against dangerous Iran deal.

By Mark Langfan, A7 UN Reporter

 

In a diplomatic blitzkrieg, the Obama Administration has set this coming Monday at 9 a.m. EST for a vote at the UN Security Council (UNSC) in New York on the adoption of the Iran nuclear deal, which was announced by the world’s leading powers and the Islamic Republic of Iran in Vienna on Tuesday.

US President Barack Obama addresses the 69th UN General Assembly – Photo: Reuters

A terse announcement by the New Zealand delegation which assumed the monthly rotating UNSC’s Presidency for July revealed the vote session.
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