(CBN) — JERUSALEM, Israel – Long before President Trump was elected, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sounded the alarm about Iran. So Netanyahu is praising the new US sanctions against the Islamic Republic, which went into effect on Monday.

“This is an important moment for Israel, the US, the region, [and] entire world. It represents the determination to curb Iran’s aggression in the region and its ongoing intention to arm itself with nuclear weapons,” Netanyahu said.

“I call on the countries of European, which talk about stopping Iran, to join this measure,” he said. “The time has come to stop talking and to take action and that is exactly what the US has done and what Europe should do.”

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