During his speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly, U.S. President Donald Trump made his disdain for the nuclear agreement with Iran absolutely clear.
Netanyanu said he made that statement because of the "marked change" in the US government's position.
Trump should not withdraw from the pact, said Rep. Ed Royce, the California Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
He also complained that the Trump administration was lumping Iran with North Korea by describing both countries as nuclear threats. A spokesman for Abe, Motosada Matano, declined to comment on Trump's speech.
Tillerson, in an interview on Fox News, said the so-called sunset clauses, under which some of the 2015 deal's restrictions on Iran's nuclear program expire over time, were of particular concern.
In his "New Day" interview, McMaster wouldn't share United States military plans for how to handle North Korea, but said there are options on the table.
And he repeated "you are our friends" in Farsi, one of Iran's main languages.
Tillerson was asked later whether he could have a similar discussion with a North Korean representative.
Trump called the Iranian government a "corrupt dictatorship" whose chief exports are violence, bloodshed and chaos, and he blasted North Korea as a "depraved regime" responsible for the starvation deaths of millions of its people as well as imprisonment, torture, killings and kidnappings.
"As such, it belongs to the worldwide community in its entirety and not only to one or two countries".
The president kicked off a week of diplomacy by meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, where he promised the leader that there was a "good chance" for peace in the Middle East, as well as a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, where he lauded the president for his impressive military parade on Bastille Day.
"In the last few years, there were extremely tough conversations and dialogue and negotiations that took place with the 5-plus-1 countries, including the United States of America", he said, referring to the group Iran negotiated with: the UK, US, Germany, China, Russia and France.More news: Target sets company-wide minimum wage of $15 by 2020
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"We will promote our defensive and military power as much as we deem necessary", Rouhani said.
Despite Trump's rhetoric, his administration insists it is seeking a diplomatic resolution.
As these tensions have mounted, Trump has warned Kim that he will feel the full "fire and fury" of the United States and that the United States was "locked and loaded".
Merkel is offering help negotiating a solution with North Korea. The greater Seoul area is home to 25 million people, nearly all of whom are within artillery range.
"We've taken a holistic look at this", McMaster said.
Tehran has backed Yemen's Shiite rebels known as Houthis against a US -supported and Saudi-led coalition of mostly Arab states that seeks to return the internationally elected government to power in Yemen.
"The use of massive force would cause a huge amount of destruction in South Korea but Japan might also suffer", he said.
"War is an unimaginable option and it should not be an option at all".
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"Any military conflict means deaths of civilians". Here's more from NPR's Michele Kelemen. It often made that argument explicitly when talking about North Korea.
Rouhani afterward told a news conference that the Trump administration is seeking "an excuse" to pull out of the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement that capped Iran's nuclear activities in return for the lifting of global sanctions on Iran.