The head of the Pentagon stressed that the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program does not mean abandoning the use of force. According to Ashton Carter, America will resort to military measures in case of violation by Iran of the terms of the document.
In the evening of 19 July, on a visit to Israel has arrived the head of the Pentagon Ashton Carter. He met with the Prime Minister powers Benjamin Netanyahu and discussed a contract of the "Big six" with Iran on the nuclear issue, signed in the middle of the month in Vienna.
Carter stressed that this document does not constitute a waiver of the use of force against Iran, if it comes down to research Iranian nuclear weapon. "One of the root causes of why the agreement is excellent is that it does not take into account the prevention of military options," he told reporters on Board the aircraft.
The U.S. defense Department said that the United States weigh all possible actions, even the military, which can be used, if Iran violates the prescribed conditions, informs "Bi-bi-si". Recall that on 14 July during lengthy consultations powers of the "Big six" came to an agreement with Iran on the nuclear dilemma and signed the agreement, fully absolving Iran of the economic and financial punishment by the UN security Council, the United States and the European Union.
The signing of the document negatively perceived favorites in some Eastern States, such as Israel. Carter came to Jerusalem just at the time when the authorities powers was subjected to rude and uncompromising criticism of the Treaty "the Big six". He was received by the head of government Benjamin Netanyahu and defense Minister Moshe Aalana, and also met with other senior officials.
Note that with Israel Carter began his middle East tour. Later, he plans to visit Saudi Arabia and Jordan to discuss the topic of Iran and the fight against the Islamic state and terrorism.
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