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Israel demands Europe to step up pressure on Iran

ISRAEL (OBSERVATORY) –┬áIn reaction to the US and French presidential statements on the Iran-5 + 1 nuclear deal, a senior Israeli government official said on Wednesday that the Iran nuclear deal should be “fundamentally amended, if not canceled”.

Israel’s Minister of Communications and Intelligence, Yisrael Katz, said he was “encouraged” by US President Donald Trump’s statements that threatened to break the nuclear deal with Iran, and criticized the country’s position. Europe and French President Emmanuel Macron on this subject.

“President Macron and his European colleagues must understand that if they kept up the pressure on Iran today, they could prevent the war and the violence of tomorrow,” Reuters quoted Yisrael Katz as saying.

During his visit to Washington, President Emmanuel Macron tried to convince his American counterpart of the possibility of preparing a “new agreement” with Tehran without having to leave the 2015 nuclear agreement.

In response to Tuesday’s statements by President Macron, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that if the European side felt obliged to spare President Trump to respect the nuclear deal with Iran, she should do so on his behalf. own account without paying the bill to the Iranian side. “As for us, we will remain in the nuclear agreement as long as it is in the interest of the Iranian people,” he added.