Israeli minister warns French against 'bad accord' with Iran

An unidentified International Atomic Energy Agency inspector undoes the connections between the twin cascades for 20 percent uranium production at nuclear power plant in Natanz, Iran, on January, 20, 2014An Israeli cabinet minister visiting Paris warned Tuesday against concluding a “bad accord” on Iran’s nuclear programme, telling French daily Le Monde his country shares France’s wariness of trusting Tehran. “We believe it would be a bad accord with severe gaps in it,” said Israeli Intelligence Minister Youval Steinitz, who met French President Francois Hollande’s diplomatic advisor on Monday. The visit came amid an Israeli lobbying campaign against a nuclear accord with Iran, which saw Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deliver a controversial address to the US Congress warning legislators about any deal.

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