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Between Biden's call and the vote, Netanyahu seeks Iran's consensus with his opponents

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu summoned his rivals on Monday for his first discussion on the Israeli strategy against Iran's nuclear program since US President Joe Biden took office and promised to continue diplomacy with Tehran.

Netanyahu's meeting with Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi came on the heels of his first telephone conversation with the American leader last week and came a month before Israel held another election sparked by internal fighting from the United States. Coalition.

Israeli officials said the conservative Netanyahu, who is preparing for a dispute with the Democratic Biden administration over Iran, wants to present a united front with Gantz and the centrist Ashkenazi.


22 Feb 2021


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