Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu holds a videoconference meeting from his Knesset office. Netanyahu reaffirmed Israel’s right to defend itself against a possible nuclear attack from Iran during a Cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Sunday. Kobi Gideon/GPO/dpa
Netanyahu was responding to remarks from International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) head Rafael Grossi after the IAEA and Iran reached agreement on Saturday on inspections of Iranian nuclear facilities.
“International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Grossi just said in Tehran that an Israeli attack on the Iranian nuclear facilities is against the law,” Netanyahu said. “Against which law?”
He noted that Iran openly called for the destruction of Israel and said that it was clear that Israel was allowed to defend itself.
“I say this because nothing …