British PM: Iran Deal ‘Better Than the Alternative'

British Prime Minister David Cameron said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" that the world "would face Iran with a nuclear weapon" had world powers not reached the historic nuclear deal, NBC News reported.

"I think it is so much better than the alternative. I think that if there wasn't a deal, I think we would face Iran with a nuclear weapon," Cameron said. "That would've given a terrible choice to the West of either enabling that — allowing that to happen — or a very difficult decision to take military action."

The United Kingdom was part of the group known as the P5+1 — the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, plus Germany — that reached the landmark accord with Iran.

"We shouldn't be naïve or starry eyed in any way about the regime that we're dealing with. I'm certainly not," Cameron also cautioned.

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