Marie Harf: Netanyahu’s proposals for dealing with Iran are ‘wholly unrealistic’

Marie Harf: Netanyahu’s proposals for dealing with Iran are ‘wholly unrealistic’

[Ed. – He doesn’t have a jobs plan or catchy hashtag.]

‘We heard from both Prime Minister Netanyahu and also Ambassador Power today that America’s support for Israel should be, always has been, and will continue to be bipartisan and non-partisan. And I think that’s why you heard Ambassador Power and you will hear other officials talk over the coming days about how we really have an unprecedented security relationship with Israel.

John Kerry stood up today in front of the Human Rights Council and defended Israel. And it’s also why we’re working very hard to see if we can get a negotiated agreement that prevents Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapons, which of course is critical to Israel’s security …

We believe that it is in Israel’s security interest that we get a diplomatic agreement with Iran to prevent it from getting a nuclear weapon. I didn’t hear Prime Minister Netanyahu put forward any alternatives today and some of the alternatives we heard before to a negotiated agreement either put more sanctions on and they capitulate taking a military option. Many of those alternatives are wholly unrealistic – all experts agree on that. Or, they’d give us much less transparency and much less visibility into Iran’s nuclear program.

(h/t Weasel Zippers)

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