Iran nuclear programme: Israel’s Netanyahu says Tehran never gave up quest for nuclear weapons

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    Prime Minister Benjamin #Netanyahu said on Monday that #Iran has never given up efforts to obtain #nuclear weapons and that Israel will never allow Tehran to build them. The Israeli leader, addressing reporters with visiting #US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin at his side, made no comment about Iran’s accusation that Israel had sabotaged its key Natanz nuclear site. FRANCE 24’s International Affairs Commentator Douglas Herbert tells us more.

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