Obama defends Iran nuclear talks on Israeli TV

Barack Obama said a negotiated deal and not military action is the way to prevent Iran procuring nuclear weapons, in an interview for Israel's Channel 2US President Barack Obama said a negotiated deal and not military action is the way to prevent Iran procuring nuclear weapons, in an interview broadcast on Israeli television on Monday. “I can, I think, demonstrate, not based on any hope but on facts and evidence and analysis, that the best way to prevent Iran from having a nuclear weapon is a verifiable tough agreement,” he told Channel 2, a private station. It would temporarily slow down an Iranian nuclear programme, but it will not eliminate it,” Obama said.

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