Obama says Netanyahu wrong before on Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Washington, DC, on March 2, 2015US President Barack Obama faced down criticism from Israel’s prime minister over talks with Tehran on Monday, insisting a minimum ten-year deal offers the best hope of avoiding a nuclear-armed Iran. With Netanyahu in Washington to lobby against an agreement and crunch US-Iran talks underway in Switzerland, Obama said Netanyahu had been wrong about talks in the past. Israel believes a deal as short as ten or 20 years would mean Iran would arrive at the threshold of being a nuclear weapons power in virtually the same political environment as today.

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