12 July 2023

Foreign Minister Eli Cohen contended that “Iranian terrorism is a global threat, as we have seen in recent days in Azerbaijan with the attempted attack against the Israeli embassy in Baku, and in recent months in Cyprus and Greece with attempted attacks against Israelis and Jews. Only a joint fight against Iran will bring results and prevent it from continuing to undermine regional stability”. The following day, Defence Minister Yoav Gallant indicated that “in recent years, Iran has been leading a worldwide terror campaign, with unprecedented scope, targeting Israelis and Jews around the world… There have been more than 50 attempted attacks in recent years. Most of them were ready to go, and were foiled at the last moment”.

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