The meeting between Joe Biden and Naftali Bennet was postponed to this Friday due to the attack in Kabul.


The prime minister agreed to postpone the meeting after understanding the situation of the US president. However, the dignitaries are expected to present their proposals on the countries' relations with Iran.

The meeting between US President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett scheduled for Thursday in Washington was postponed to Friday due to the double attack at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan.

After meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Thursday, Bennet agreed to delay the meeting with the White House tenant after understanding the situation.

At this meeting, both are expected to address their concerns about Iran's nuclear program and its role in the Middle East, among other issues such as the importance of the partnership between the United States and Israel or the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

An official of the US Administration announced on Wednesday that at the meeting, Biden would reaffirm "the diplomatic channel" given his concern about Iran's progress on its nuclear program. According to Washington, this is "the best way to stop the nuclear program and bring back Iran's achievements in recent years."

For his part, Bennett has repeatedly announced that he intends to show a "new spirit" on his first visit to the United States. I bring a new spirit from Israel. Despite different opinions, they can work together in cooperation and goodwill, "Bennett said via his Twitter account.

For its part, Washington acknowledged that since the previous Administration exited the 2015 nuclear deal, "Iran's nuclear program is accelerating dramatically."

Likewise, they consider that the diplomatic channel "is the best way to stop the nuclear program and roll back Iran's achievements in recent years." However, he explained that if "it doesn't work, there are other ways to follow through."

Prior to the meeting between the two leaders, Bennett spoke with the United States Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin, and the United States Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken.

Regarding Austin's meeting with Bennett, the US official explained that they had "discussed regional, political and security issues, including ways to prevent Iran's regional aggression and its progress on its nuclear program." ۔

For its part, the Department of Defense issued a statement stating that the two "discussed a wide range of threats posed by Iran's nuclear program, support for terrorism and maritime aggression" and "air and anti-missile defense and counter-systems." I agreed to cooperate. Unmanned aerial vehicle. "

From the US State Department, he reported that Blinken and Bennett emphasized "the importance of the partnership between the United States and Israel" and discussed "regional security issues," highlighting the issue of "Iran."

The United States dissociated itself from the 2015 nuclear deal.After several attempts to bring the two sides closer together in the talks in Vienna, they are stagnant.

According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Iran already has up to 20% uranium enrichment. It has "significantly" increased its capacity to reach 60 percent, which would be a meaningful step in deciding who wanted to make atomic weapons.