French President Francois Hollande has promised that going into this week’s P5+1 talks with Iran his government will continue to hold up Israel’s position of opposition to a deal on the nation’s nuclear program.
“France will not give way on nuclear proliferation” insisted Hollande, and during talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli PM insisted his government doesn’t intend to abide by any deal made with Iran at any rate.
During their joint news conference, Hollande pushed the idea that France had “four demands” that they were holding out for before they would consider making a deal with Iran.
Ironically, the demands centered around ending 19.75% uranium enrichment, stopping construction at Arak, and increasing inspections, the exact things that the deal was already said to include, and which France blocked last time.
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