Barack Obama says rejecting Iran nuclear deal ‘a vote for war’

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Published: August 6, 2015 12:55:45 AM

United States President Barack Obama has said that rejecting Iran nuclear deal will be a vote for war as Congress prepares to vote its approval or disapproval of the agreement.

United States President Barack Obama has said that rejecting Iran nuclear deal will be a vote for war as Congress prepares to vote its approval or disapproval of the agreement.

According to the BBC, Obama is due to speak at American University in Washington.

Congress lawmakers have come under intense pressure from Israeli interest groups to reject the deal.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a conference call arranged by a Jewish organization, rejected the notion that a vote against the deal is a vote for war.

Netanyahu said that a vote for the deal would make war more likely.

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