Israeli envoy calls on US Congress to reject Iran agreement

Israel’s ambassador to the United States has called on the Republicans in the US Congress reject the successful conclusion of nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries, despite the Obama administration’s warning to officials not to work against the agreement.    

During a meeting with House Republicans on Wednesday, Ron Dermer said a comprehensive nuclear accord with Iran will pave the way for a powerful nuclear Iran. He said Congress is the last stop to thwart the agreement.

According to Reprehensive Steve King, Dermer’s message was: “‘Congress is the last stop to avoid this, and if this Congress doesn’t shut down the president’s deal… it paves the way for not just a nuclear Iran but a very highly powered nuclear Iran, and it changes the dynamics in the region, it changes the destiny of the world.’”



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