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Gantz vows to work with US on preventing nuclear Iran in meeting with Biden envoy

06/15/2021

Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz told interim American envoy to Israel Michael Ratney on Monday that the Jewish state will continue to work with the US on preventing a nuclear Iran.

“I emphasized that ours is a dialogue between strategic allies and friends in closed rooms, who share a concern for the stability and best interest of the region and the world,” Gantz said.

A round of indirect talks between the US, Iran, and other world powers taking place in Vienna is seeking to revive a 2015 nuclear deal that was abandoned three years later by then-president Donald Trump.

Israeli’s incoming Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said Monday that Israel needs to prepare quickly for the return of the nuclear deal with Iran.

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