Israel claims the “right” and the “responsibility” to use any necessary measures against Iran in a timely manner due to the threat that, they consider, the country represents in nuclear matters, declared this Wednesday Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, after meeting with his Emirati counterpart, Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahayan, and the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, in Washington DC
“Israel reserves the right to act at any time and in any way. It is not only our right, but also our responsibility, “said the Israeli Foreign Minister.
In his speech, Lapid noted that the “Iran’s race to nuclear capability” represents the key theme of your visit. According to his intervention, Tehran tries to “fool the world” and is getting closer to the nuclear threshold. At the same time, he stressed that the international community needs to make it clear to the Iranians that the world has serious intentions to stop them.
“We know there are times when nations must use force to protect the world from evil. If a terror regime is going to obtain a nuclear weapon, we need to act, we need to make it clear that the civilized world is not going to allow it, “Lapid argued.
“Iran has publicly declared that it wants to finish us off. We have no intention of allowing this to happen,” he added.
The Israeli foreign minister’s words come after attempts to revive the JCPOA nuclear deal, signed in 2015, which have been in place since early April. The negotiations are attended by representatives of Iran, Russia, China, France, the United Kingdom and Germany, while the United States indirectly participates in the discussions after withdrawing from the pact in 2018. Tehran, for its part, warns that it will not resume its nuclear commitments until Washington lifts sanctions against them.