Modern science and medicine depends on nuclear technology to a significant extent. Yes, let the world community work to ensure that Iran does not develop a nuclear weapon, as well as working toward a Middle East and world free of such weapons. At the same time, however, as signatory to the NPT, Iran has a right to such nuclear technology for peaceful purposes. It is an established right that Iran will never forsake, and that Israel must eventually accept.
Government confirms MK Ofir Akunis as Minister of Science (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu: Iran nuclear deal endangers Israel, we will defend ourselves