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Obama’s Sanctions Chief to Defend Nuclear Deal in Israel

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Since the July 14 announcement of a nuclear deal with Iran, opinions about the agreement have been inundating the media and other public fora. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

President Obama’s sanctions chief will arrive in Israel on Friday to defend the Iran nuclear deal. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

President Obama’s sanctions chief will arrive in Israel on Friday to defend the nuclear containment deal with Iran and try to reassure a government and public deeply opposed to the accord that the United States is still prepared to inflict severe financial penalties on Tehran for its sponsorship of terrorism and support for military proxies.

The Obama aide, Adam J. Szubin, the top Treasury Department official who helped negotiate the accord between Iran and six world powers, will meet with Israeli government officials and foreign policy experts to make his case during a three-day trip, administration officials announced on Thursday.

Read full story at The New York Times.

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