Netanyahu calls Iran nuclear threat ‘biggest challenge’ facing new government

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Credit: Cherie Cullen.

( Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called the Iranian nuclear threat the “biggest challenge” facing his newly formed government. 

“The biggest challenge is Iran’s attempt to arm itself with a nuclear weapon, and in parallel develop terror fronts for conquering areas of the Middle East, around our borders,” Netanyahu said at a ceremony commemorating the Allies’ World War II victory over Nazi Germany. “We will meet this challenge. And we also know that not only are we threatened, but also others in our region. This creates common interests and also might create opportunities to promote alliances and maybe even promote peace.”

Posted on May 8, 2015 .