Israel’s defense minister blasts Iran deal

The agreement with Iran will endanger world peace. So argues Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon. His comments made during an army graduation ceremony. Ya’alon arguing the permanent five members of the UN Security Council and Germany ignored Iran’s history of exportation of terrorism. And that the West mistakenly trusts Iran. President Obama argues the deal is based on verification – not trust.

Listen: Luke Vargas at the UN offers an extensive analysis of the Iran deal

Iran celebration

In this interview with Gary Baumgarten, Talk Radio News Service UN correspondent Luke Vargas takes a look at the agreement with Iran. At its intentions. Possible pitfalls. Opportunities missed. What it means to the Iranian people. And reaction from Israel.

Listen: Bob Ney explains the Iran nuke deal in 3 minutes and 20 seconds

Obama

In this interview with Gary Baumgarten, former congressman and current Talk Radio News Service correspondent Bob Ney explains the Iran nuke deal, outlines the guarantees it offers against a nucler Iran, talks about chances of blocking it in Congress, analyzes how it is good for Iran and the world and looks at missed opportunities to use the deal as a wedge to stop Iran’s human rights violations and antisemitism.

Boehner: No deal with Iran is better than a bad deal

Boehner

Appearing on the CBS News program Face the Nation, Secretary of State John Boehner warned against the United States and five other western nations agreeing to a bad deal with Iran over its nuclear program. Saying it’s better to have no deal than one that’s bad.

Boehner says, if President Obama were to back out of talks, he would applaud him. But he fears that won’t happen.

“From everything that’s leaked from these negotiations, the administration has backed away from almost all of the guidelines that they set out for themselves,” he said.

They’re still talking in Vienna

Iran talks

Negotiations between Iran and the P-five-plus-one group of countries over a final deal on Iran’s nuclear energy program continue in Vienna.

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry have discussed the remaining differences over the text of the deal in a meeting. They were also joined by Iran’s Deputy Foreign Ministers Abbas Araqchi and Majid Takht-e Ravanchi.

Earlier today, Kerry also held a meeting with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. On Friday, Foreign Minister Zarif said that Iran knows no deadlines over the agreement. He said reaching what he described as a good deal is possible provided the P5+1 shows a strong political will.