Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said Israel creates the “greatest danger” in the region, after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned against a nuclear deal with the Islamic republic.
In a speech on Capitol Hill, Netanyahu said Tuesday the nuclear agreement US President Barack Obama wants with Tehran “is so bad… it paves Iran’s path to the bomb” and “would spark a nuclear arms race in the most dangerous part of the planet”.
Rouhani hit back on Wednesday in remarks to his cabinet.
Israel “claims to speak of peace and warns of future threats while it is the creator of the greatest danger for the region,” the Iranian leader said, quoted by ISNA news agency ..
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