Iran could unleash new refugee wave, Netanyahu tells Berlin

Leroy Wright
June 5, 2018

At all three venues the discussions will focus on the same point: "What Iran told the International Atomic Energy Agency about its capacities was nearly comical compared to what we have here", said a senior Israeli intelligence officer involved in analyzing the captured Iranian documents.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei is addressing people in the Mausoleum of Ruhollah Khomeini.

Netanyahu, on a tour to persuade European countries to follow the US administration of Donald Trump in tearing up a nuclear non-proliferation deal with Iran, said the country was using proceeds from eased sanctions to finance conflict.

In a letter from Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to his counterparts he asked "the remaining signatories and other trade partners" to "make up for Iran's losses" caused by the USA exit, if they sought to save the historic accord.

But she said talks and the nuclear agreement torn up by the United States offered ways of thwarting Iran's nuclear and regional ambitions.

Yukiya Amano spoke Monday to the board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna.

One of Trump's demands - which European allies support in principle - is new negotiations to rein in Iran's ballistic missile program, which was not covered by the nuclear deal.

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Under the deal, the Islamic Republic curbed its capacity to enrich uranium for nuclear fuel and in return won a lifting of most global sanctions that had hobbled its economy. The increase he detailed in his speech would not exceed limits set by the nuclear accord, which European countries have said they hope to salvage.

Trump also objected that the 2015 deal, reached under his predecessor Barack Obama, did not address Iran's nuclear work beyond 2025 or its role in conflicts in Yemen and Syria.

Khamenei rejected this as "economic and psychological. warfare against us, and new American sanctions are part of it".

Merkel said she agreed that Iran's activities in the Middle East were a concern, particularly for Israel's security.

Asked about Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei comments on Twitter on Sunday calling Iran a "malignant cancerous tumour", Merkel said Germany and its partners had "repeatedly and with great clarity told Iran that we will stand up for Israel's right to security".

Merkel has acknowledged that while European powers see the JCPOA as the best guarantee against an Iran with nuclear weapons, it is "not flawless".

'Young Arabs, you should take action and the initiative to control your own future. However, an unprecedented May 10 escalation in Syria that saw Israel bomb alleged Iranian targets after blaming Tehran for a rocket barrage has sparked fears of open war. "We will continue to back oppressed nations and resistance forces in the region", Khamenei said in his speech.

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