“If Iran wanted to build the bomb, we would have built it long time ago.
But if the Europeans are serious about a nuclear deal in the Middle East, there’s somewhere else that they need to be looking, and that’s Israel where they have at least two hundred nuclear warheads.”
HARDtalk’s Zeinab Badawi is in New York for a rare interview with Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif who is attending high level talks at the UN. Hostilities between Iran and the US are at a historic high; recently, President Trump said he was ‘ten minutes away from war with Tehran’. Could the two countries stumble into a war? And is Iran raising the stakes in the Persian Gulf after Washington tore up the nuclear deal last year?