The delivery, containing Iranian oil, violates U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran after former President Donald Trump pulled America out of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers three years ago.
The announcement however leaves the International Atomic Energy Agency in the same position it has faced since February, as it is Iran that still possesses all the recordings of its nuclear sites.
Before arriving in Washington, Bennett made clear that he would push against the Iran deal, arguing Tehran has already advanced in its uranium enrichment
The deal's collapse with President Donald Trump's decision to unilaterally withdraw America from the agreement in 2018 spiralled into a series of attacks and confrontations across Middle East.
US President Donald Trump reimposes tough, unilateral sanctions against Iran after exiting 'horrible' nuclear deal
Iranians are already seeing the effects of the sanctions, with Iran's rial currency losing around half its value since Trump announced the US would withdraw from the 2015 nuclear accord.
President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the Iran nuclear deal in May to pursue a maximum pressure campaign against Tehran's atomic programme.
Russian President Vladimir Putin too sounded critical of the US decision, saying the move may destabilise the Gulf region.
Noting that Israel had stayed out of Syria's protracted civil war, in which Tehran backs Assad, Netanyahu said increasing Iranian encroachment required "a new calculus".
Iran nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi specified that this was just the start of the production process.
The following is a selection of reactions from around the globe to Trump's biggest foreign policy move since taking office.
President Hassan Rouhani also said Iran could resume uranium enrichment without limit in response to Trump's announcement.
Despite calls from many of its allies, Trump announced Tuesday he was pulling the US out of the 2015 agreement.
Moscow condemned Trump's decision as proof of Washington's inability to negotiate alleging that US criticism of Iran's legal nuclear activity was just a smokescreen for settling political scores.
Syria said its ally would overcome what it called US "aggression", state media reported.
The deal was reached between Iran and six world powers -- Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States, imposing curbs to Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.