Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuReuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly conveyed his opposition over the Iran nuclear deal to US president Barack Obama on grounds that the proposed framework "threatens the survival of Israel".

According to Israeli news source Ynetnews, Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke to Obama on Friday and conveyed his apprehensions about the nuclear deal, which he says will  "bolster Iran's nuclear program and pave its way path to the bomb".

Israeli Prime Minister reportedly has made it clear that the Iran nuclear deal, in his opinion, not only poses a grave danger to Israel, but the entire world.

"A deal based on this framework would threaten the survival of Israel," Netanyahu said.  He emphasised that the deal would increase Iran's aggression as it would make it easier for Iran to make a nuclear bomb. 

"The alternative is standing firm and increasing the pressure on Iran until a better deal is achieved," he said.

Late on Thursday evening, the United States, Iran and five other world powers sealed the breakthrough framework agreement outlining limits on Iran's nuclear programme, which will reportedly keep it from being able to produce atomic weapons.

Reading out a joint statement on Thursday evening, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said a "decisive step" has been achieved.

US President Barack Obama speaking later at the White House called it a "good deal" that would address concerns about Iran's nuclear ambitions. The US president said that the US and its allies had "reached a historic understanding with Iran".

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called it a "win-win outcome".

The tentative agreement, after eight days of marathon negotiation sessions  in Switzerland, paves way for negotiations on a settlement that aims to stop Iran from building an atomic bomb and in return, lifts economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

The framework will be finalised on 30 June and till then, all sanctions on Iran will remain in place.