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-- right now President Obama is in Jordan after wrapping up a three day visit to Israel one issue at the top of the agenda.
Iran's nuclear program Israeli President Shimon Peres telling Fox News an exclusive interview.
If he believe President Obama will order an attack on Iran if necessary.
Marks based on his private conversations with mr.
Obama and comments the president made at a news conference -- this week.
This as Iran's supreme leader makes the new threats to annihilate the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa market which is -- -- After the foundation for defense of democracies he's here to offer his thoughts welcome great to see you thanks -- -- -- to -- air what did you make of the comments from contention.
For -- parents he's.
Well present Perez I think is reflecting a view among some Israelis that President Obama is committed to stopping Iran from developing nuclear weapon -- Obama's trip over there.
-- to try reassure all Israelis especially the Israeli prime minister.
He's deadly serious about stopping this deadly weapon.
But dating Netanyahu is offering a sort of good cop bad cop scenario in terms of dealing with the Iran and threats.
What has been a good cop bad cop scenario with with President Obama that I think -- he's asking the president.
To also be -- back cop to send a very direct message to the supreme leader.
And unless he compromises on -- nuclear program the United States is fully committed to using military force to destroy Iran's nuclear facilities.
We surprised by the comments coming from Iran saying exactly that that if -- -- -- moves forward with this that they are going to strike Israel at a moment's notice why wouldn't surprise -- in this has been decades of comments from the supreme and the timing of it.
Well the timing of it is is probably not surprising given the trip but I think the supreme leader on the -- For decades has been.
Committed to destroying Israel and the rhetoric from -- in his -- compatriots has always been consistent they are committed to destroying the State of Israel.
The president go to winter Israel with a 10%.
Approval rating among Israelis.
He was bound and determined to win the hearts and minds of Israelis in that country do you think he did a good job -- succeeded in doing that.
But it was a very impressive charm offensive I think he had all the right Clinton -- comments and symbolism.
I think the important issue is when the -- nude music is turned off and everybody files out of the political theater.
Israel and the United States are left with stay on a day after hangover.
And and that hangover is really the Iranian regime in its pursuit of nuclear weapons that is the critical issue and I think everybody is gonna take out a -- sober look at that.
When President Obama returns home.
But right now we're not seeing any major move in the direction too.
The world the United States people here who are saying we need to be stronger in our support of Israel especially when it comes to Iran.
Words aren't enough symptoms just rhetoric to -- we've heard it before.
Right -- I mean that's I think that's exactly right and I think that's the concern of Israeli leaders and Israeli public despite -- charm offensive.
-- the reality is is that in terms Iranian nuclear physics.
The physics is beating western economic pressure and diplomacy the Iranians are fifteen months away from an undetectable nuclear bomb.
That means in fifteen months time based on our estimates Iranians will be able to produce enough fissile material to dash to a bomb so quickly.
That it will not be able to be detected by UN weapons inspectors or the western intelligence services that is the real concern and I think that is the critical.
Issue on which prime minister Netanyahu and President Obama have to agree.
Really quickly on the issue of Syria chemical weapons what are your thoughts at this moment do you think there's viable.
Evidence to say that that those weapons have actually been used.
Well it is certainly those -- the claim that I think there's an -- a UN investigation into this.
On the that clearly has been a red line that President Obama has drawn and needs to drop and it'll be very critical.
That if there are chemical weapons being used by his -- regime -- Obama responds accordingly because that's another red line that he's drawing and it's a red line Israelis will be watching.
And the Iran -- this president's serious about committing to red lines.
And honoring those -- Lines and really quickly with Obama speaking to young people in Israel that was a very.
Interesting strategy on his part because he knows he often does well in those kinds of settings that type of theater backdrop.
I think that's right that's trying to present Obama -- certainly in the US contacts that he is brilliant to grassroots.
Activism in in in getting the support of the grassroots you try to go over the head of prime minister Netanyahu he try to appeal to the grassroots.
To build political support to get beyond a 10% approval rating he's gonna need that he's gonna need the support of the Israeli people he's gonna ask for.
The Israelis to take significant risks for peace with respect for Palestinians to use that word quite often risks.
Over and over again.
Well there are risks terrorists and every one of of Israelis borders -- -- south and the north missiles from the south chemical weapons potentially used.
On one border the Muslim Brotherhood an unbelievable unbelievable risks for this Israeli prime minister and his people absolutely all right thank you so much for joining -- we appreciate -- thanks democratically.
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