Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Congratulates Donald Trump

Benjamin Netanyahu

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hailed US President Donald Trump for re-imposing sanctions on Iran. “I congratulate President Trump and the US government on the important decision to re-impose sanctions on Iran,” Netanyahu said in a statement on Monday, Xinhua news agency reported. Netanyahu, a vocal opponent of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, called the renewed sanctions “an important moment for Israel, the US, the region, and the entire world.” The move “symbolizes the determination to curb Iran’s regional aggression and its ongoing plans to arm itself with nuclear weapons,” he said. (IANS)