Germany will normalize ties with Iran after it recognizes Israel – Merkel

Even though Iran has agreed to a landmark deal curbing its nuclear activities, relations can only fully normalize when it recognizes the existence of Israel, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Tuesday

Speaking alongside Netanyahu, Merkel tells reporters after a meeting of the two countries’ cabinets that she’s “made very clear” that “there cannot be a normal, friendly relationship with Iran so long as the existence of Israel is not recognized.”


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