State's Sherman: U.S. ready to discuss enhancements to Israeli security

August 5, 2015 3:01 PM

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WASHINGTON Aug 5 Wendy Sherman, the U.S. State Department's principal negotiator on the Iran nuclear deal, said on Wednesday the U.S. government was ready to discuss additional security assistance to Israel in the wake of the agreement.

Sherman testified to a U.S. Senate hearing on the deal that the President Barack Obama's administration was prepared to discuss "further enhancements to security assistance" to Israel when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is ready to do so.

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