Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Chief Raphael Grossi over the latter’s remarks calling for attacks on Iran’s nuclear facilities would be considered illegal.
On Saturday, Grossi visited Tehran to address deadlocked negotiations over renewing its 2015 nuclear deal with global power. He said that any military attack on nuclear facilities is “outlawed.”
Benjamin Netanyahu Slams IAEA Chief
The IAEA chief’s answer was in response to a reporter’s question regarding threats that Israel and the United States made where they would attack Iran’s nuclear facilities. On the other hand, Tehran argued that its nuclear program is peaceful in contrast with other nations’ claims.
In a statement on Sunday, Netanyahu told his cabinet that Grossi is a “worthy person who made an unworthy remark.” He questioned why such attacks would be considered outside the law, specifically asking if Israel was forbidden from defending itself.
The IAEA said that Grossi received sweeping …