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Biden: US will act if Iran breaks nuclear deal

Posted: 6:04 AM, Mar 09, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-09 06:04:14-05
Biden: US will act if Iran breaks nuclear deal

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said that if Iran breaks the terms of the nuclear deal "we will act."

Biden spoke alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday in Jerusalem. His warning came shortly after Iran announced that it had test-fired two ballistic missiles with the phrase "Israel must be wiped out" written in Hebrew on them.

The U.S. State Department said it plans to bring a report on another missile launch before the United Nations Security Council.

Israel strongly opposed last year's nuclear deal with Iran. Biden looked to assuage its fears by saying "a nuclear-armed Iran is an absolutely unacceptable threat to Israel, to the region and the United States." He then reiterated: "If in fact they break the deal, we will act."