Israeli Officials: Obama’s Iran Deal an “Historic Mistake”
Israeli leaders say the new framework with Iran “will make the world more dangerous” – is an “historic mistake.”
Israel National News reported:
Israeli officials say new framework deal with Iran “will make the world far more dangerous.” Lapid, Herzog and Livni speak out as well.
Left and right in Israel were on Thursday night united in their opposition to the new framework agreement reached between Iran and six world powers on Tehran’s nuclear program.
Israeli government officials said that the framework deal will be remembered as a “historic mistake”.
“If an agreement is reached on the basis of this framework, it is an historic mistake which will make the world far more dangerous,” said the officials, briefing journalists on condition of anonymity.
“It is a bad framework which will lead to a bad and dangerous agreement. The framework gives international legitimacy to Iran’s nuclear program, the only aim of which is to produce a nuclear bomb,” they added.
Meanwhile, Yesh Atid chairman MK Yair Lapid wrote on Facebook that “there is no opposition and coalition when it comes to the Iranian nuclear issue.”
“We all share the concern that the Iranians will bypass [the agreement], and Israel must protect its security interests. The ayatollah regime in Iran has been engaged in years of fraud and deception and promotes its nuclear program under the nose of the West,” he continued
Lapid said that he is convinced that Iran’s leaders will try to deceive the international community as they did in the past.