Israel won't heed any deal that doesn't halt Iranian threats, Erdan says

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Israel won't heed any deal that doesn't halt Iranian threats, Erdan says
Erdan's words came as talks to revive the 2015 Iranian deal to curb Tehran's nuclear program advance.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
APRIL 22, 2021

Israel won't abide by any agreement that does not protect the country for Iran existential threat against it, Ambassador Gilad Erdan told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday. "Israel, as you know, is in a unique position. We are the only country in the world that the Iranian regime threatens to annihilate. For Israel, Iran poses an existential threat," Erdan said. "That is why we will not see ourselves bound by any agreement that does not fully address the threats against the existence of the State of Israel," he explained.

"And every one of you would do the same if you were in our shoes, particularly in light of the Holocaust," Erdan added. He spoke at the council's monthly meeting on the Middle East, in which the 15-member body focused mostly on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which was held less than 24-hours after a an advanced surface-to-air missile launched from Syria landed in the Negev Desert. It was unclear who launched the missile, but it was a reminder to Israel of the danger it faces from Iranian missiles.

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