Saudi minister says his country will build nukes if Iran does

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister, Adel Al-Jubeir, told CNN on Wednesday that his country would develop atomic weapons if Iran tries to now that the U.S. has scrapped the Iran nuclear deal. “We will do whatever it takes to protect our people,” he told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. “We have made it very clear that if Iran acquires a nuclear capability we will do everything we can to do the same.” Al-Jubeir also praised Trump for withdrawing from the 2015 agreement under which Iran pledged to stop enriching uranium in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions. “We believe the nuclear deal was flawed,” he said, saying it should curb both Iran’s ballistic missile program and its support for terrorism.

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