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February 17, 2016 10:35 am

German Chancellor Says No Normal Relations With Iran Unless It Recognizes Israel

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, pictured, said Iran must recognize Israel's existence. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, pictured, said Iran must recognize Israel’s existence. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Even though Iran has agreed to a landmark deal curbing its nuclear activities, relations can only fully normalize when it recognizes the existence of Israel, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday.

Speaking at the side of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Merkel told reporters after a meeting of the two countries’ Cabinets that she’s “made very clear” that “there cannot be a normal, friendly relationship with Iran so long as the existence of Israel is not recognized.”

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  • Yadja

    Well I will be darned she does something right for a change.

    She has brought Germany to it’s knees with the refugees.

  • shloime

    a very principled position, especially compared to the venal french, or the laissez-faire americans. at least the germans aren’t tripping over themselves to get a share of iran’s $150 billion windfall.

  • A Zionist

    Kol Hakavod Angela Merkel!

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