1 March 2023

A senior IDF official contended that “Iran is not just a threat to Israel; and I’m not only speaking about their nuclear threats, but also their deployment of UAVs and their threat over the international freedom of navigation… In the last month, Iran has unsuccessfully carried out several attempts to attack Israeli naval vessels in the Mediterranean Sea. We have also seen the use of armed drones in the Russian-Ukrainian War. Iran poses a threat to the security and stability of the Middle East”.

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