Speaking at the Memorial Day Ceremony on Wednesday morning, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spurned the possibility of Iran’s obtaining nuclear weapons following the announcement by the Islamic Republic just a few hours earlier that it would roll back some of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal.
“This morning, on my way here, I heard that Iran intends to continue its nuclear program and we will not allow Iran to acquire nuclear weapons,” Netanyahu declared at the ceremony for fallen soldiers, terror victims at Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem.
“The events of the past few days clearly demonstrate what our struggle is about, the attempt of those who seek to destroy our country, uproot us from our land,” he postured.
“We will continue to fight those who seek our souls and place our roots even deeper in the homeland. That is what our heroes did at the dawn of the nation’s revival, and we are marching in their footsteps,” Netanyahu vowed.
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