Obama: 'I reserve all options' to deal with Iran

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President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accentuated their unity Monday ahead of a high-stakes meeting at the White House focused on the rising threat posed by Iran.

Obama sought to assure Netanyahu that all options remain on the table to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, while the Israeli leader reserved the right for a unilateral strike by his country.


“I reserve all options and my policy is not going to be one of containment,” Obama told Netanyahu in the Oval Office, before a gaggle of reporters. “My policy is prevention of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons.”

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