Israel spokesman: Iran deal step in 'dangerous direction'

April 3, 2015 9:58 AM

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Israel's government spokesman on Friday called the preliminary agreement on Iran's nuclear program a "step in a very, very dangerous direction," echoing criticisms made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The deal would give "legitimacy to Iran's nuclear program and the sole purpose of that program is to get nuclear weapons," prime minister spokesman Mark Regev said, according to the Associated Press.

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