US, Israel ‘see eye to eye’ on Iran despite disagreements on nuke deal, says Blinken

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Both countries determined ‘that Iran will never acquire a nuclear weapon,’ US secretary of state says in Jerusalem; Lapid emphasizes shared ‘vision of peace through strength’

By LAZAR BERMAN Today, 1:35 pm  

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (R) and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid (L) at a press conference in Jerusalem, March 27, 2022 (Foreign Ministry)

The US and Israel are committed to ensuring that Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said at a Sunday press conference in Jerusalem, as the allies acknowledged differences over negotiations with Tehran.

“When it comes to the most important element, we see eye to eye. We are both committed, both determined, that Iran will never acquire a nuclear weapon,” Blinken told reporters in Jerusalem alongside Foreign Affairs Minister Yair Lapid.

At the same time, he said that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was the best…

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