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Nuclear deal: US and Israel warn Iran that they will use ‘other options’ if diplomacy fails

A joint press conference between Anthony Blinken and his Israeli counterparts Yair Lapid and UAE Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Photo: Reuters)

US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken confirmed, on Wednesday, that Washington is ready to search for “other options” with Iran. When did you notice it Time is running out for Tehran to return to the terms stipulated in the international agreement on its nuclear program.

It is indicated flash In a joint press conference with their Israeli counterparts, Yair Lapid, and the United Arab Emirates, Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

“We are ready to look for other options if Iran does not change its course,” he added. The head of US diplomacy stressed.

Blinken noticed that The United States still considers “diplomacy the most effective way” to deal with this issue and has acknowledged that it has seen “will” on the part of Iran.

“time is running out”Blinken noted. He further explained that Tehran is enriching uranium to 20% and even 60%., so it has reached a point where the benefits that the United States will get from returning to the agreement will not be the same as those obtained when that agreement was closed in 2015.

The head of US diplomacy stressed (Photo: Reuters)
“We are ready to look for other options if Iran does not change course,” the head of US diplomacy stressed (Photo: Reuters).

Hence, stress it Iran is seriously in breach of its obligations under the nuclear deal, known by its English acronym JCPOA.

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The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action was signed in 2015 between Iran and six superpowers (USA, Russia, China, France, UK and Germany), but abandoned by Washington Unilaterally in 2018 under the presidency of Donald Trump (2017-2021) again imposed sanctions on Tehran.

That deal Limiting Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for lifting international sanctionsAs a result, the US decision to reintroduce punitive measures in 2018 severely weakened it.

Last April they started talks In Vienna with six great powers, including indirectly the United States, To bring Washington back to the agreement and Iran to comply with the agreement again.

however, Talks were suspended after Iran’s new president, Ebrahim Raisi, came to power in August.

Lapid said:
Lapid said: “Israel reserves the right to act at any time and in any way.” (Photo: EFE)

for this part, Israel warned the United States, on Wednesday, that it reserves the right to use force against Iran. Accusing Tehran of delaying the nuclear deal.

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken “and I” We are the children of Holocaust survivors. “We know that there are times when nations must use force to protect the world from evil,” said Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid., at a joint press conference in Washington.

“Israel reserves the right to act at any time and in any way.”Lapid said.

The head of Israeli diplomacy has participated, in this regard, “Israel’s concerns about Iran’s race toward nuclear capabilities, as well as about Iran becoming a nuclear threshold state”As indicated by the Minister’s office in a statement Friday Times of Israel.

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He also took Lapid and Sullivan “The Need for a Plan B to the Nuclear Deal”., as well as rehabilitation Gaza strip, After the last escalation of tensions recorded in May.

(with information from the EFE and AFP)

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