Netanyahu: Iran nuclear deal shaping up to be historic mistake

JERUSALEM Thu Nov 7, 2013 9:50am EST

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers was taking shape in talks in Geneva, and adopting it would be a "mistake of historic proportions".

"Israel understands that there are proposals on the table in Geneva today that would ease the pressure on Iran for concessions that are not concessions at all. This proposal would allow Iran to retain the capabilities to make nuclear weapons," he said in a speech.

"Israel totally opposes these proposals. I believe that adopting them would be a mistake of historic proportions. They must be rejected outright."

(Reporting by Jeffrey Heller; Editing by Mark Trevelyan)

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rgbviews wrote:
What must be “rejected outright” is Netanyahu himself along with his far-right extremist racist friends.

The only historic mistake I see is the blind support of Israeli abuse of human rights and international law. Future historians will have a field day with Israeli criminal activity while the world stood by simply watching.

Nov 07, 2013 10:20am EST  --  Report as abuse
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