Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Nathanyahu is sounding the alarm over the Biden administration’s efforts Re-brokers the Iran nuclear deal, warned that it would create a “nuclear powder keg” from the Middle East.
The former prime minister issued a stern warning over the dangerous implications of reneging on the deal, and how doing so would affect nuclear proliferation in the Middle East and beyond.
“What will happen is that other countries in the Middle East will pursue nuclear weapons of their own,” warned Netanyahu “Fox and Friends” on Wednesday. “So this deal, which is supposed to stop nuclear weapons weapons in the Middle East and the spread of weapons of mass death in this neighborhood and beyond, it will actually lead to the proliferation of nuclear weapons, and the Middle East from nuclear Tripwire will fall apart. It will make the Middle East a powder keg, a nuclear powder keg.”
“This is madness,” he continued. “This is the height of stupidity. This should not be done.”
A report earlier this week indicated that the Biden administration is close to accepting a deal amid ongoing talks, as Iran waived discount Which used to act as a roadblock earlier.
Some of those now dropped demands reportedly concern terror designation of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and an investigation by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
“I think this is a terrible deal, a dangerous deal that will pave the way for Iran with gold, a golden paved highway for a nuclear arsenal,” Netanyahu said. “If Iran has nuclear weapons, they threaten not only my country, Israel, or the whole Middle East and allies of the US. They threaten you directly because simultaneously developing nuclear weapons they are putting them in the continents. Developing means of delivery.
“So you can get an Iran ruled by these fanatical ayatollahs that will hold every American city hostage to nuclear weapons,” he continued. “I think it’s a threat to world peace, and that’s what facilitates this terrible deal. It’s worse than the first one.”
The Biden administration has faced criticism even after insisting on resuming the nuclear deal with Iran Assassination plot targeting Trump administration officials has been unveiled in recent weeks.
Critics worry that renegotiated the deal would only fuel Iran’s terror regime and backfire regionally and internationally.
National Security Council Coordinator John Kirby told Fox News on Tuesday that Biden “understands” the concerns of Israel and neighboring countries, but wants to use diplomacy to rejoin the JCPOA and prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear capability. firm for.