Today the Emergency Committee for Israel released the following statement on the announcement that the P5+1 had reached an agreement with Iran on implementing the November, 2013 Geneva Agreement:
Who says President Obama isn't tough?
With today's announcement of an implementation agreement with Iran,
President Obama has shown a willingness to be tough in confronting the
pro-Israel majority in Congress, threatening to veto any legislation
that would punish Iranian deception or prevent the White House from
acquiescing to a bad deal with Iran.
With Iran, on the other hand, Obama is willing to accept an agreement
that weakens even the original bad deal he announced two months ago.
It is a deal that guarantees a permanent Iranian nuclear weapons
capability and grants a new concession by allowing Iran to continue
developing ever more advanced centrifuges during the talks. It is a
deal that, as Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister boasted today, rolls back
nothing and means Iran "can return to the previous situation within a
We urge Senator Reid to allow a vote on the Menendez-Kirk bill to
ensure that the interests of America and our allies are not
subordinated to the political interests of the Obama White House.