“New Mossad chief Yossi Cohen could be the first senior Israeli official to meet with new US President Joe Biden.” “Russia Today” (RT) 24 latest news, in order to discuss the issue of the Iran nuclear deal, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will send the head of Israel’s Intelligence and Secret Service, or Mossad, to meet Biden next month.
Netanyahu will reportedly send the head of Mossad to meet Biden to outline Israel’s demands for changes to the Iran nuclear deal
“In Tel Aviv, amid fears that the U.S. administration will revive the Obama-era international nuclear deal with Iran, new Mossad chief Yossi Cohen could be the first senior Israeli official to meet with new U.S. President Joe Biden,” RT began, saying that Yossi Cohen, one of Netanyahu’s most trusted allies, will reportedly travel to the U.S. capital Washington sometime next month to brief the Biden administration on a range of terms of a possible nuclear deal with Iran.
Cohen is also expected to meet with the director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and resubmit an intelligence assessment of Iran’s nuclear program, the report said.
Israel believes that the Iranian nuclear program is aimed at secretly acquiring nuclear weapons.
RT said Israel will demand “radical changes” to the Iran nuclear deal and strict requirements, including a complete halt to uranium enrichment and the production of advanced centrifuges; the Israeli side also wants Iran to stop “supporting terrorist organizations” and “stop military deployments in Iraq, Syria and Yemen.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal in May 2018, then reintroduced and added sanctions against Iran and pursued a policy of “extreme pressure” on the country.
During his campaign for the U.S. presidency, Biden said he would use the Iranian nuclear deal “as a starting point” to resume negotiations with the Iranian government. If Iran can return to strict compliance with the Iranian nuclear agreement, the United States will “return to the agreement.
Just last November, Netanyahu also called on the U.S. government not to return to the 2015 comprehensive agreement on the Iranian nuclear issue. On the 20th of this month, Biden was officially sworn in as president of the United States.
Iranian President Rouhani called on Biden to return to the comprehensive Iran nuclear deal and to lift the sanctions imposed on Iran by former U.S. President Donald Trump.