In London, Netanyahu Calls for West to Sanction Iran

The Times of Israel reports: LONDON — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday called for new international sanctions against Iran during his first meeting with British counterpart Theresa May in London.

Speaking at a short photo op before the two met behind closed doors, May was mostly silent on Iran, but affirmed to Netanyahu her country’s commitment to a two-state solution with the Palestinians. Netanyahu had flown to the UK with the intention of pushing for a united US-UK-Israeli front against Tehran following new ballistic missile tests by Iran, and said all “responsible nations” should back new sanctions, essentially rolling back the nuclear agreement.

“Iran seeks to annihilate Israel. It says so openly. It seeks to conquer the Middle East. It threatens Europe; it threatens the West; it threatens the world,” he said.

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