“The fear of the Lord leads to life, and whoever has it rests satisfied; he will not be visited by harm.” (Proverbs 19:23)
On Tuesday, the P5+1 and Iran finalized a permanent nuclear agreement that seeks to curb the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. Early on, world leaders took to Twitter, congratulating and condemning the final agreement.
Israeli officials expressed their dismay, warning that Israel would do all in its might to protect the Jewish state. In Iran, the president called out the “warmongering Zionist regime” for trying to stop the deal. In the US, the president congratulated his diplomatic team and promised to defend the State of Israel.
In 140 characters or less, here is what world leaders had to say:
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
When willing to make a deal at any cost, this is the result. From early reports, we can see that the deal is a historic mistake.
— בנימין נתניהו (@netanyahu) July 14, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry
Agreement is a step away from specter of conflict, towards possibility of peace. This is the good deal we have sought pic.twitter.com/JY9YSZrPQs
— John Kerry (@JohnKerry) July 14, 2015
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon
Instead of fighting terror with all its might, the free world has granted legitimacy to Iran’s hateful, murderous ways. — Moshe Bogie Ya’alon (@bogie_yaalon) July 14, 2015
The White House
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 14, 2015
Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennet
On July 14th, 2015 a terror nuclear superpower is born. Israel will defend itself. — Naftali Bennett (@naftalibennett) July 14, 2015
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
To our neighbours: Do not be deceived by the propaganda of the warmongering Zionist regime. #Iran & its power will translate into your power
— Hassan Rouhani (@HassanRouhani) July 14, 2015
Republican Presidential Candidate Mike Huckabee
Shame on the Obama admin for agreeing to a deal that empowers an evil Iranian regime to carry out its threat to “wipe Israel off the map.” — Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) July 14, 2015
EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini
— Federica Mogherini (@FedericaMog) July 14, 2015
US National Security Advisor Susan Rice
— Susan Rice (@AmbassadorRice) July 14, 2015
Former US Ambassador John Bolton
The only thing we need to “verify” about #IranDeal is what Obama was thinking when he agreed to it. This deal is an absolute disaster.
— John Bolton (@AmbJohnBolton) July 14, 2015