March 2, 2015 - Netanyahu visit to Washington sparks tensions over Iran

Mar 03, 2015, 02:39 PM

On the eve of a landmark speech to the US Congress, the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that a US-Iran deal on curtailing Tehran's nuclear ambitions "could threaten the survival of Israel." Meanwhile, Iranian forces were assisting the Iraqi opposition in the battle to retake Tikrit from IS. Simon reported both angles of the story for Radio New Zealand's "Checkpoint" #iran #netanyahu #Islamic State #Iraq