Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu addressed on Sunday the latest
round of talks between Iran and six world powers, which were held in
Turkey over the weekend.
Netanyahu, who met with U.S. Senator (ID-CT) Joe Lieberman, warned
against Iran using the opportunity to advance its nuclear weapons
On Saturday, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, Catherine
Ashton, said the talks have been constructive and that the sides will
meet again in Baghdad on May 23.
Ashton said future talks will be guided by the "principle of a step-
by-step approach and reciprocity."
“My initial impression is that Iran has been given a freebie,”
Netanyahu said during his meeting with Lieberman. “It’s got five
weeks to continue enrichment without any limitation.”
He added, “I think Iran should take immediate steps. First, stop all
enrichment, take out all the enriched material and dismantle the
nuclear facility in Qom. I believe that the world’s greatest
practitioner of terrorism must not have the opportunity to develop
Last week, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said it was
now "urgent" for Iran to ease concerns over its nuclear program.
"We believe there is still time for diplomacy, but it is urgent that
the Iranians come to the table to establish an environment conducive
to achieving concrete results through a sustained process," Clinton