President Joe Biden reportedly told Mossad chief Yossi Cohen that the US is not close to returning to the nuclear deal with Iran, according to a news report Sunday.

The report, published in Hebrew on the Walla site and in English on Axios, cited an unnamed senior Israeli official briefed on the Friday talks.

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According to the report, Cohen told Biden that it would be a mistake for the US to return to the deal without improving it. Biden reportedly responded that the US had a long way to go before it agrees to a return to full compliance with the 2015 agreement.

The White House refused to comment on the report.

Read more at Times of Israel.