Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu lauds Trump’s Iran turn, sees chance to change nuclear deal

"He (Trump) boldly confronted Iran's terrorist regime (and) created an opportunity to fix this bad deal, to roll back Iran's aggression and to confront its criminal support of terrorism," Netanyahu said.

By: Reuters | Jerusalem | Published: October 13, 2017 11:26 pm
unesco, israel, united nations, united states of america, israel leaveing unesco, US leaving Unesco, Palestine, Israel, United Nations, Donald Trump, Unesco US withdrawal, un cultural body “He (Trump) boldly confronted Iran’s terrorist regime (and) created an opportunity to fix this bad deal, to roll back Iran’s aggression and to confront its criminal support of terrorism,” Netanyahu said.(AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated US President Donald Trump for his speech against Iran on Friday, seeing an opportunity to change the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran as well as Iranian conduct in the region.

“He (Trump) boldly confronted Iran’s terrorist regime (and) created an opportunity to fix this bad deal, to roll back Iran’s aggression and to confront its criminal support of terrorism,” Netanyahu said in a Facebook video.

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