Israel warned that the Biden administration’s willingness to restart negotiations with Iran about rejoining the 2015 nuclear accord “will pave Iran’s path to a nuclear arsenal,” according to a report.
“Israel remains committed to preventing Iran from getting nuclear weapons and its position on the nuclear agreement has not changed,” the prime minister’s office said, the Jerusalem Post reported.
“Israel believes that going back to the old agreement will pave Iran’s path to a nuclear arsenal. Israel is in close contact with the United States on this matter,” it added.
On Thursday, the State Department said Washington would accept an invitation to meet with the countries that negotiated the original agreement — Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and Iran — “to discuss a diplomatic way forward on Iran’s nuclear program.”
“We are ready to show up if such a meeting were to take place,” a US official told Reuters.
In 2018, the Trump administration pulled out of the deal three