Trump told Netanyahu that he was seeking "significant changes" to the 2015 deal, but that so far European powers Germany, France, and the United Kingdom have so far only offered "cosmetic changes", a report published Sunday by the Axios news website said.
Trump is demanding "significant changes" to the Iran deal, not just additional agreements between the USA and the European nations, and said he would pull out of the deal if those changes aren't made, Israeli officials told Axios. The order was announced to deal with "the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States constituted by the actions and policies of the Government of Iran".
Netanyahu discussed Iran in similar terms to those in his speech at AIPAC last week, pressing that, to Iran, Israel is the "little Satan" standing in the way of Iran's goal of Middle Eastern - and eventually - world domination.
Votel, head of the U.S. Central Command, told lawmakers that he agreed with other top Pentagon figures, including Defense Secretary James Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford, who also have backed the landmark nuclear agreement.
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Staffing levels are expected to grow in all eight Asia Pacific countries and territories surveyed for the April-June period, i.e. Across the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region, workforce gains are planned in 25 of 26 countries.
Israel does not partake in the talks directly but is updated on any progress regarding the negotiations. Another round of talks is expected to begin on Thursday in Berlin.
Netanyahu and Trump's meeting on Monday was their fifth over the past year.
"President Trump has called on the Congress and our European allies to enact real and lasting restraints on Iran's nuclear and ballistic missile ambitions". But make no mistake about it: This is their last chance.
"Everybody said after the nuclear deal that Iran coming out of the gate would be a more moderate, more peaceful country". Please donate or subscribe to help fund independent journalism for the Iranian Diaspora.