White House: US, Israel in Agreement on Stopping Iran

Nation will not get nuclear weapons


The White House stressed Friday that the US and Israel are "in full agreement" on preventing Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon, following a phone conversation between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

The two men discussed the coordination of their efforts and cooperation in dealing with Iran, according to a statement by Press Secretary Jay Carney.

"The two leaders underscored that they are in full agreement on the shared goal of preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon," the statement said.

The conversation was their second in three weeks,