Netanyahu seeks better deal on Iran; Obama says it is best hope on nuclear issue




 
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April 6th, 2015  
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Topic: Netanyahu seeks better deal on Iran; Obama says it is best hope on nuclear issue


By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the United States on Sunday to seek a better deal to curb Iran's nuclear program and said he would press American lawmakers not to give Tehran "a free path to the bomb." President Barack Obama, hoping to sway skeptics at home and abroad to get behind the framework agreement struck on Thursday between world powers and Iran, defended the deal as the best hope to prevent Tehran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. Obama, whose relations with Netanyahu have frayed badly over the Iran issue, sought to assure Israelis he understands their concerns.




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