More than 30 Democrats threaten to boycott Israeli prime minister’s planned speech in Congress
Israel and the US are bracing this week for the most strained moment in relations since Barack Obama came to power, after Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu arrived in Washington on Sunday night to urge Congress to oppose a nuclear deal with Iran.
As he flew out of Ben Gurion airport,Netanyahu described his 48-hour trip to Washington as “a fateful, even historic mission”, which is to culminate in a controversial speech to Congress in which he will speak out against an emerging pact with Iran over its nuclear programme.
I believe Israel is a lot safer with an agreement that’s agreed to by all of the big powers including ourselves
We are going to test whether or not diplomacy can prevent this weapon from being created