Bennett demands international response following IAEA report on Iran

"Israel takes situation reflected in report very seriously", PM said,"and will do everything to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons"

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Naftali Bennett
Naftali Bennett
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Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Friday related to the IAEA report on Iran.

"Israel takes the situation reflected in the report very seriously," Bennett said, "and will do everything in its power to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons."

"I call for an appropriate and swift international response," the Prime Minister added.

The IAEA report, which was published earlier this week, criticized Iran for stonewalling an investigation into its past nuclear activities and jeopardizing important monitoring work.

The report said, according to the Reuters news agency, that there had been no progress on two central issues: explaining uranium traces found at several old, undeclared sites and getting urgent access to some monitoring equipment so that the agency can continue to keep track of parts of Iran's nuclear program.

"The Agency's confidence that it can maintain continuity of knowledge is declining over time and has now significantly further declined," it said, adding that while the agency needs to access the equipment every three months, it had not had access since May 25.

"This confidence will continue to decline unless the situation is immediately rectified by Iran," it added.



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