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  6/26/2014, Sivan 28, 5774

'Growing Concern' in Israel over Brewing Iran Deal


Just 24 days ahead of a deadline for an agreement between western powers and Iran over Tehran's nuclear program, Jerusalem is worried that the deal will leave Iran with thousands of nuclear centrifuges. “There is growing concern in Jerusalem” over the deal that is being hatched, Israel’s Channel 2 News reported.

Israel is preparing an intensive diplomatic push in the coming days in an effort to head off what it views as a dangerous emerging agreement the Iranian nuclear program. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has called home his ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, for urgent consultations on the matter, and spoke by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin.