TEHRAN The United States is teaming up with the Israeli regime to enforce economic sanctions against Iran in the wake of Washingtons withdrawal from the internationally backed nuclear deal with Tehran.
Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin agreed to set up a joint team for that purpose after meeting in Washington Tuesday.
This was the fourth time Mnuchin, also a Jew, was meeting with Kahlon in the past 12 months.
The meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is intended to deepen our strategic-economic ties with the US. The joint task force which we established will be crucial in tightening sanctions on Iran,” said the Israeli minister, further claiming that The economic sanctions that the US imposed on Iran are proving themselves.”
Israel thankful to US
The administration of US President Donald Trump illegally re-imposed sanctions on Iran earlier this month after pulling the US out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in May despite Tehrans compliance with the agreement, which is still supported by the UK, Russia, Germany, China and France.
Kahlon cited Israel’s security, asserting that we should be thankful to the US for reintroduction of the illegal sanctions. With an estimated 200 to 400 nuclear warheads in its arsenal, the TEl Aviv regime has refused to allow inspections of its military nuclear facilities or sign the international nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).
On February 22, 2012, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said that Iran considers the pursuit and possession of nuclear weapons a grave sin from every logical, religious and theoretical standpoint. Washingtons recent attempts to pile up economic pressure will face defeat, according to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
Zarif blasts warmonger Netanyahu for nuclear threat
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has fired back at warmonger Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for threatening Iran with atomic annihilation right from the regimes secretive atomic weapons facility.
Speaking during a ceremony at the Dimona nuclear arms facility in the Negev desert on Wednesday, Netanyahu had claimed that the occupying entity faces threats from near and far.
Those who threaten to wipe us out put themselves in a similar danger, and in any event will not achieve their goal, he said. But our enemies know very well what Israel is capable of doing. They are familiar with our policy. Whoever tries to hurt us we hurt them, said Netanyahu.
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