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Israeli leader calls Iran deal 'historic mistake'

Jerusalem:  Israel's prime minister harshly condemned the international community's nuclear deal with Iran on Sunday, calling it a “historic mistake” and saying he was not bound by the agreement.Speaking to his Cabinet, Prime Minister Benjamin

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk Updated on: November 24, 2013 16:37 IST


Netanyahu told his Cabinet that Sunday's deal gave Iran much-needed relief from the sanctions, but left most of Iran's nuclear infrastructure intact.

In particular, he cited Iran's continued ability to enrich uranium, a key step in making a nuclear bomb.

“What was reached last night in Geneva is not a historic agreement, it is a historic mistake,” Netanyahu said.

“Today the world became a much more dangerous place because the most dangerous regime in the world made a significant step in obtaining the most dangerous weapons in the world.”

Voicing what he called Israel's right to self-defense, he said, “I want to clarify that Israel will not let Iran develop nuclear military capability.”

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