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Netanyahu speaks to Harris, tells her he won’t allow Iran to obtain nukes

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05.03.2021

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday spoke to US Vice President Kamala Harris, with the conversation focusing on the pandemic, the Iranian nuclear program, and the International Criminal Court’s decision to open an investigation into Israel over alleged war crimes, his office said.

The call, the first between them since the inauguration, came a day after the ICC announced it would investigate Israel and Palestinian terror groups over alleged war crimes and as the Biden administration seeks to reenter the Iran nuclear deal.

Netanyahu’s office said Harris “expressed the total opposition of the American administration to the decision by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in The Hague.”

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The US State Department has condemned the ICC’s decision and argued the court lacks the jurisdiction to launch a probe. A demonstrator poses with a Palestinian flag outside the International Criminal Court, ICC,........

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