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August 6, 2016 9:30 am

Israel Flatly Rejects Obama Claim That State Now Supports Iran Nuclear Deal

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Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman (left) and IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot at IDF headquarters on Tuesday. Photo: Israeli Defense Ministry.

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman (left) and IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot. Photo: Israeli Defense Ministry.

Israel on Friday bitterly rejected US President Barack Obama’s claim that its officials now support last year’s nuclear deal with Iran. Far from accepting Obama’s assertion, the Israeli Defense Ministry compared the year-old accord to the Munich Agreement signed by the European powers with Nazi Germany in 1938.

Obama said Thursday that Israeli defense officials are now behind the deal signed by world powers and Iran, and that they recognize the efficacy of the accord.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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