John Kerry: Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt Urged Obama to Bomb Iran
(ANTIMEDIA) Washington, D.C. — Former Secretary of State John Kerry recently said both Israel and Egypt urged the United States to “bomb Iran” before the 2015 nuclear deal was agreed upon, the Times of Israel reported last week.
According to the Times, Kerry was defending the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) last Tuesday at the Ignatius Forum in Washington, D.C. At that meeting, he said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was “genuinely agitating towards action” leading up to the Obama administration’s monumental deal with Tehran.
Kerry also said that when he was chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, he met with Saudi King Abdullah, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, and Netanyahu, all of whom pushed for military action against Iran.
“Each of them said to me, you have to bomb Iran, it’s the only thing they are going to understand,” Kerry said, according to the Times. He did not specify