Merkel reassures of Germany’s commitment to Iran nuke deal in talks with Israeli PM

June 6, 2018

Xinhua News:

BERLIN, June 5 (Xinhua) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday reiterated Berlin’s commitment to the Iran nuclear deal signed by six major global players with Tehran in 2015.

Merkel made the remarks after a meeting with visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Netanyahu said that Iran was doing everything in its power to acquire nuclear weapons and destroy Israel and he urged Berlin to follow Washington’s example and take a more aggressive stance on Iran.

Merkel, who appeared unimpressed by Netanyahu’s remarks about a looming genocide by Iran against Israel, reiterated that Berlin remains committed to the terms of the Iran nuclear deal signed by China, Russia, France, Britain, the United States and Germany in 2015.

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