Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he opposes any interim agreement reportedly being negotiated between the U.S. and Iran over its nuclear program.
Netanyahu spoke after reports in Israeli media said understandings are being reached between Washington and Tehran that would seek to hold back Iran’s nuclear program somewhat, in exchange for some sanctions relief. The reports could not be independently confirmed, and the U.S. has publicly denied any such deal.
Netanyahu said Israel had informed the U.S. that “the most limited understandings, what are termed ‘mini-agreements’, do not — in our view –– serve the goal, and we are opposed to them as well.”
Israeli officials believe that some understandings have already been reached limiting enrichment and that some funds have already been unfrozen. The officials spok …