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Prevent Iran from Possessing Nuclear Weapons, US-Israel Agree to Jerusalem Declaration Agreement

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Prevent Iran from Possessing Nuclear Weapons, US-Israel Agree to Jerusalem Declaration Agreement

Metro, Suara.com – US President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid signed a joint agreement on Thursday, pledging to prevent Iran get weapons nuclear on the second day of Biden’s trip to the Middle East.

The agreement, which forms part of the “Jerusalem Declaration” The highlight of Biden’s first visit to Israel as president, came a day after the US president told local Israeli television that he was open to the option of “using force” to stop Iran’s nuclear program.

Biden’s remarks were seen as an attempt to accommodate Israel’s call for major powers to “spread serious military threats” against Iran.

Biden faces difficulty convincing Iran to rejoin the nuclear deal abandoned by his predecessor Donald Trump in 2018.

Speaking after signing the deal, Biden explained that efforts to prevent Iran’s nuclear program were “the task of Israel and the United States as well as the rest of the world.”

Iran itself denies it seeks nuclear weapons, and insists that its nuclear program is solely for peaceful purposes.

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