Netanyahu to seek U.S. support to stop Iran nuclear program

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will seek the U.K. and the United States to take the lead on a proposal for international sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program, a senior Israeli government official said Tuesday.

“We are asking the U, U.N. and U. European Union to give us the backing and the leadership to take action against Iran,” the official said.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.

The Israeli government is calling for a U.R. sanctions bill that would impose a U