Israel wants alliance with U.K., U.S. in responding to Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he wants to craft a joint response with Britain and the United States to Iran's recent missile test.

Netanyahu is scheduled to hold talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in London on February 6. He is also expected to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington next week.

Before heading to London on February 5, Netanyahu reiterated the need for the three countries to work together to stand up against Iran's "extraordinary aggression, gall, and defiance."

Trump, who has denounced the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers as a "disaster," imposed new sanctions against Iran on February 3 after it carried out a ballistic-missile test.

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