PressTV-‘Israel, US reach secret deal to tackle Iran’

Senior officials from the United States and Israel have secretly met in Washington to hammer out a deal on confronting Iran on several fronts, a new report says.

The closed-door meeting, led by US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and his Israeli counterpart Meir Ben-Shabbat, took place at the White House on December 12, and the two sides agreed on forming joint teams to combat Iran in the Middle East region, Israeli media reported Thursday. 

The two sides signed a document that would translate US President Donald Trump’s October speech, where he “decertified” the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers — the US, the UK, France, China, Russia and Germany.

The joint teams, four in total, would explore different ways to deal with what the Tel Aviv regime refers to as “the Iran threat.”

According to the report, one of the teams would try to curb Iran’s influence in Syria and work to block Tehran’s support for the Lebanese…

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