I told him what I thought: "That the nuclear agreement with Iran must be either totally fixed or totally canceled, and there were detailed discussions on this issue", he said.
"Trump has set May 12th as the deadline to reach an agreement with France, Germany and the U.K.to "fix" the nuclear deal and avoid US withdrawal".
"I addressed the AIPAC policy conference, and met with Senate and House leaders - Republicans and Democrats, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, and hundreds of businesspeople".
While Pence's announcement echoed President Trump's declaration that he had re-certified the deal in January "for the last time", the president later set a deadline of May 12 for negotiations between the U.S. and the "European Three" (the UK, France and Germany) in hopes of securing a better deal, though Iranian leaders have adamantly declared that they won't accept any modifications to the original deal. He also stressed the importance of preventing Iran from establishing military bases in Syria, stating unequivocally, "We can't allow that". I encouraged them to invest in Israel.
Trump to Quit JCPOA if significant changes not made
Speaking to journalists following his talks with Trump, Netanyahu said he thought that the president showed "great interest" in his assessments of the Iran nuclear accord.
The move is the latest in a series of measures by Washington aimed at dealing with one of the greatest diplomatic hurdles before Donald Trump's administration, to contain the regime in Iran while keeping up to America's global commitments within the JCPOA.
According to Axios, senior Israeli officials claim the president will not work with Germany, France, and the United Kingdom on the Iran deal unless harder measures are taken to ensure the Middle Eastern country does not obtain nuclear weapons by his May 12th deadline to change the agreement.More news: United Nations officials blast Facebook over spread of Rohingya hate speech
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