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March 8, 2015 11:42 am

Netanyahu Says Leading Foreign Ministers Have Pledged to Wait for ‘Good Agreement’ With Iran

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: Cherie Cullen.

JNS.orgIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested that the foreign ministers involved in nuclear talks with Iran will not rush into a “bad deal” with the Islamic Republic.

“After my speech to Congress, we heard from several foreign ministers who don’t see a need to reach a deal as soon as possible, and who said they would wait for a good agreement to be reached,” Netanyahu said Sunday at his weekly cabinet meeting.

“I hope these things will be translated into action,” he added.

The statement by Netanyahu comes after meetings between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and foreign ministers from France, the U.K., and Germany on Saturday, in which Kerry attempted to smooth over differences regarding the nuclear negotiations.

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In particular, France has expressed concern that the emerging deal would not contain enough guarantees to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.

“These are multilateral negotiations and we are making sure our position is known,” French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said, adding that “differences still remain” and there is “still work to do.”

Kerry said, “We have made progress, but there remain gaps, divergences as he (Fabius) said, and we need to close those gaps.”

March 24 marks a deadline for a “political framework agreement” between Iran and the P5+1 nations. Talks are scheduled to resume around March 15 in Geneva.

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