But US, Israel conflict over Iran still likely at later date
Blinken noted that in his opinion, the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran was succeeding in blocking Iran's pathways to producing material for nuclear weapons.
As we wish Biden and his new administration all the best, we urge them to keep Israel in mind.
Readers of The Jerusalem Post have their say.
“The president-elect has indicated if Iran comes back into compliance,” that he would rejoin the deal, but that things are “a long ways from that.”
Iran has been showcasing missiles, drones and naval ships in recent weeks, seeking to show off its capabilities on the eve of the incoming Biden administration.
Israelis will likely be in somewhat of a holding position with the US on a wide range of issues, to see how things will change – or remain the same.
The US Embassy in Syria tweeted on January 15 that it supported the ongoing Syrian intra-Kurdish dialogue and looked forward to its continued progress.
Claims that the US struck Iranian-backed militias were at the heart of the rumors.
While pro-Iran media claimed the explosions were caused by US airstrikes, Iraqi officials have confirmed that the incident was an ISIS attack on infrastructure.