Yuval Steinitz

Iran deal 'naked as emperor with no clothes', says Israel

Iran deal 'naked as emperor with no clothes', says Israel

 Israel`s nuclear affairs minister said his country was like the boy in the fairy tale who pointed out the emperor had no clothes, heaping scorn on the Iran nuclear deal on Wednesday and emphasising Israel`s right to unilateral self-defence.

Jul 15, 2015, 17:59 PM IST

Israel happy at compromise deal between Congress-Obama: Minister

Israel is pleased at a compromise deal achieved between the United States Congress and the administration of President Barack Obama, Israeli Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Wednesday.

Apr 15, 2015, 11:11 AM IST

Israel launches bid to influence Iran nuclear deal

Israeli Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz flew to France on Sunday to try to sway the next round of talks on a deal over Iran`s nuclear programme, his spokesman said.

Mar 23, 2015, 01:16 AM IST

Israel warns against 'bad' Iran deal as deadline looms

Israel's intelligence minister on Thursday pressed world powers not to sign a "bad" deal with Iran, as a deadline nears for an agreement on the Islamic republic's controversial nuclear programme.

Nov 20, 2014, 22:22 PM IST

Israel lobbies US anew as another Iran nuclear deadline looms

Israel is lobbying world powers anew against any Iranian nuclear deal that would let Tehran retain potential bomb-making technologies, a senior Israeli official said on Wednesday as another deadline for the international diplomacy loomed.

Sep 03, 2014, 12:01 PM IST

Israel says Iran nuclear deal unlikely by July 20 deadline

Israel does not expect world powers to reach a nuclear agreement with Iran by a late July deadline, a government minister said on Friday, accusing Tehran of maintaining a "hard line" at talks under way in Vienna.

Jul 05, 2014, 02:17 AM IST

Israel denies latest charge of spying on US

Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz on Sunday angrily denied the latest media charge of Israeli spying on its US ally and said that someone was trying to sour bilateral relations.

May 11, 2014, 02:06 AM IST

Israel minister warns Kerry over `surrender` to Iran

Israel`s intelligence minister on Sunday slammed as unacceptable comments by US Secretary of State John Kerry on negotiations with Iran over its nuclear programme which he said indicated a "surrender" to Tehran.

Apr 14, 2014, 15:07 PM IST

Israel minister: `small differences` with US over Iran

Israel`s international affairs minister on Thursday said there were "small differences" with the United States over the Iranian nuclear issue, a week after direct talks between Tehran and world powers.

Oct 24, 2013, 13:53 PM IST

Israel warns Iran talks must not be `another Munich`

Israel kept up its alarmist rhetoric on talks between world powers and Iran Wednesday, with a cabinet minister comparing the situation to pre-war Europe and the appeasement of Nazi Germany.

Oct 16, 2013, 23:01 PM IST

No time left for negotiations with Iran: Israeli minister

Iran is on course to develop a nuclear bomb within six months and time has run out for further negotiations, a senior Israeli minister said.

Sep 20, 2013, 16:27 PM IST

Iran eyes 30 nuclear bombs a year: Israel minister

"Iran is working to enlarge its nuclear infrastructure with the eventual aim of developing an industry capable of building up to 30 bombs a year."

Jun 11, 2013, 15:59 PM IST

Israel minister vows to `liquidate` Gaza Hamas rulers

A senior minister on Sunday warned that Israel would "liquidate" the Islamist Hamas-run government in Gaza following deadly weekend clashes that killed two Israeli soldiers.

Mar 28, 2010, 13:37 PM IST

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