The 2015 deal eased sanctions on Iran in exchange for Tehran limiting its nuclear program.
“I thought it was a bad deal,” he said. “But the key question is, ok, what happens next if the U.S. pulls out?”
A fake company that was allegedly used to spy on complainants against Harvey Weinstein, who used Black Cube, also targeted a former Obama official.
“Iran’s leaders repeatedly deny ever pursuing nuclear weapons,” said Netanyahu. “Tonight I’m here to tell you one thing: Iran lied.”
President Trump is deciding whether to cancel the Iran nuclear deal, which Netanyahu has long opposed.
The replacement of Tillerson with Mike Pompeo as secretary of state could harden America’s posture toward Iran, and improve bilateral diplomatic ties.
Saudi Prince Turki al Faisal accuses Netanyahu of playing politics by spreading rumors their countries are becoming more friendly.
The dovish pro-Israel lobby J Street wants to make sure Schumer doesn’t waver further down the road.
Netanyahu called the decision “courageous” and said “it’s the right decision for the world.”
President Donald Trump asked Congress to change the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and said he would pull out if he was not happy with the result.