Minister of Intelligence Yuval Steinitz praised the government's stance eon Iran, specifically Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu. "In the past five years he pushed the issue with all his might," Steinitz said. "We were able to put the Iranian nuclear issue on today's global agenda. He added that the sanctions are the greatest political success of the State of Israel. "If sanctions were continued for another year or two, it could bring about the collapse of the Iranian economy," he said.