Lapid, Netanyahu Meet for Security Briefing on Iran Nuclear Deal


Caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid and Opposition Leader Benjamin Netanyahu met Monday afternoon for a security briefing focused on the impending nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers.

Lapid was also set to brief Netanyahu on the diplomatic and security activities Israel is conducting in its attempt to change the outcome of the talks, as well as other national security issues.

“On issues of national security there is no opposition and coalition in Israel,” Lapid said in a statement as he entered the meeting.

“Israel is strong and will work together to safeguard our security interests against anyone who tries to harm us.”

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Raisi: Israel Won’t Have Time to Take Action

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi said Monday at a news conference with journalists that Israel would find no security, regardless of its ties with signatories to the Abraham Accords.

“If the Israeli regime decides to take action against Iran, it won’t even have the time to put it into practice,” he said.

“The Zionist regime cannot even defend itself against the Palestinian resistance groups, which are equipped with precision strike missiles,” he said, according to the semi-official Tasnim News Agency.

“The Zionist entity knows very well that it cannot attack Iran,” Raisi said. “The Israeli threats to damage our peaceful nuclear program have not succeeded and will not succeed in the future either,” he said. “We have nuclear technology, and no one can take that right away from us.

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