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Israel satisfied with delay in Iran nuclear deal

Following months of meetings with European and US leaders and with intelligence experts, Israel is relieved by the fact that the talks with Iran were extended and that the negotiated deal draft was not signed yet.
Iranian workers stand in front of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, about 1,200 km (746 miles) south of Tehran October 26, 2010. Iran has begun loading fuel into the core of its first nuclear power plant on Tuesday, one of the last steps to realising its stated goal of becoming a peaceful nuclear power, state-run Press TV reported on Tuesday. REUTERS/Mehr News Agency/Majid Asgaripour (IRAN - Tags: POLITICS ENERGY IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTXTUI4
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“It was obvious to us that what was lying on the table was what we call a ‘bad agreement’ between Iran and the world powers.” I was told this on Nov. 25 by a senior Israeli Cabinet member. “I can testify that Israel has made an enormous effort, in all areas and on every level, to prevent the signing of that agreement. Signing it would mean endless regrets for generations to come. It would be a serious historic mistake, and it is not at all certain that Israel could have come to terms with it.”

He added, “That is why we have reason to be pleased, at least for now.”

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