90 Miles From Tyranny : Obama: 'Misjudgment' To Make Iran Deal Contingent On Recognizing Israel

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Obama: 'Misjudgment' To Make Iran Deal Contingent On Recognizing Israel

President Obama says it would be a "fundamental misjudgment" to condition a nuclear deal with Iran on the country's recognition of Israel.

Obama made the comments Monday during an interview with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep.

Steve spoke at length with Obama about a framework deal struck by Iran and world powers that would curb parts of Iran's nuclear program in exchange for the loosening of some international sanctions.

Israel has vehemently opposed such a deal and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been publicly critical of the parameters set by the agreement, saying they would "threaten the survival of Israel."

On Friday, Netanyahu insisted that any final agreement with Iran had to include "clear and unambiguous Iranian commitment of Israel's right to exist."

In his interview with Steve, Obama dismissed Netanyahu's demand...
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