Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Iran doesn’t appear to be willing to restore the 2015 nuclear deal, as proposed by the Biden administration.
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid is in Washington D.C. to hold meetings with U.S. officials. The former news anchor arrived Tuesday amid the revival of Iran nuclear talks. Lapid was welcomed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in a joint press conference.
Israel’s prime minister has called on the United Nations to take action against Iran for advancing its nuclear program. Speaking in Jerusalem on Tuesday, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Iran was every nation’s problem and he expected global powers to hold them accountable before the U.N. Security Council.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has refused to fast-track additional Iron Dome defense system funding to Israel. While speaking on the Senate floor Monday, the Republican blocked a motion to consolidate debate down to just two-hours to expedite a vote.
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