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Iran’s nuclear program casts shadow on Israeli election

Prime Minister Yair Lapid finds himself in a difficult spot as reports insist the United States is closer to signing a nuclear deal with Iran.
Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid.

With negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program shifting into high gear over the past few days, they are more than just the top item on Israel’s security agenda. With the November 2022 election fast approaching, they have also become a tool for rival campaigns to attack each other.

Concerns have been growing in recent days in Jerusalem as reports insist that an agreement with Iran could be imminent. Repeated warnings by Israeli security experts and decision-makers only highlight the impression that Israel had little to say on the shaping of the draft that was presented to Tehran by the Europeans a few days ago.

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