The Iranian nuclear negotiations grind on with a deadline approaching in less than two weeks for a resolution–or else sanctions are strengthened against Iran. As Iran continues to obviously drag out the “negotiations” and buy time, President Obama, Valerie Jarrett, and Secretary of State John Kerry continue to appease and push to allow Iran to eventually get a nuclear weapon. The current leaks on the “deal” include the fact that Iran will be allowed to spin 6000 centrifuges (at the least the ones they declare), and there will be a sunset provision for Iran to develop the bomb.
Today, we hear that it’s not the United States but France which is standing up to Iran and attempting to enforce a tougher deal. The Jerusalem Post reports:
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, has been the most vocally critical of the state of talks in recent days.
“Contrary to what many think, that we are only discussing one issue, it is not correct,” the diplomat told reporters. “We are discussing many issues and nothing is agreed until everything is agreed.”
The official said that research and development on centrifuges is one of many issues still log-jamming the talks.
“Research and development currently has become the most critical and difficult issue, and there won’t be an accord if the Iranians don’t back down,” he said, adding that political issues, not just technical, are slowing progress.
If the French are playing attack dog in speaking to the press, the Americans remain measured and conciliatory. “We are pushing some tough issues, but we made progress,” US Secretary of State John Kerry told traveling press here. Asked by The Jerusalem Post on whether he had reaction to Israel’s elections, he declined to comment.
Hear that? “…the Americans remain measured and conciliatory…” Need more proof Obama, Jarrett, and Kerry are in the tank for the Iranians?
Like Netanyahu told Congress, “Iran cannot be allowed to obtain a nuclear weapon.” An Iran with the bomb would threaten the world. Congress must be allowed to have a say in this “deal” or “executive agreement,” or whatever it is.
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The stakes are too high for my children’s future.
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