US aims to shift Israel focus to security ties after Iran deal

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said it plainly just before landing in Israel, where officials are fuming over the Iran nuclear deal: "I’m not going to change anybody’s mind in Israel. That’s not the purpose of my trip."

Carter, making the first visit by a US cabinet official to Israel since last week’s landmark agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program, aims instead to move away from political tensions over the accord to more cool-headed, nuts-and-bolts discussions on deepening security ties.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/US-aims-to-shift-Israel-focus-to-security-ties-after-Iran-deal-409520

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