Tehran 0
18 December 2018

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif lambasted 17 December comments by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu regarding Israel's development of "offensive missiles", also appearing to refer to Netanyahu's 29 August remarks at the Negev Nuclear Research Centre. "First, Netanyahu stands next to [a] nuclear BOMB factory and threatens Iran with annihilation. Now, he openly boasts about his "OFFENSIVE" missiles that can reach anywhere", Zarif tweeted. "And he still whines about Iran's deterrent and DEFENSIVE missiles, and the West parrots his 'concerns'".   

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