(Worthy News) – Recognizing that the Biden administration is intent on returning to the Irannuclear agreement in its original form, Israel has focused on convincing the US to leave in place sanctions instituted by former president Donald Trump after the 2015 accord was signed, an Israeli official told The Times of Israel on Wednesday.
Israel believes that the removal of those sanctions would squander the bulk of the remaining leverage the US still has to pressure Iran on its ballistic missile program and its malign activities in the region, the official said.
This position against the removal of Trump-era sanctions was passed along in recent weeks during successive visits to Washington by Defense Minister Benny Gantz, IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi, President Reuven Rivlin as well as during Foreign Minister Yair Lapid’s meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. [ Source: Times of Israel (Read More…) ]
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