25 October 2022

Israel’s president visited the U.S. to discuss, inter alia, “the Iranian threat, which is destabilising not only the Middle East, but the entire world, requiring a firm and united stand against it”. Prior to a meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Herzog said that he would “be exposing more of the fact that Iranian weapons are used against civilians, innocent civilians in Ukraine”. The following day, speaking alongside President Biden, he maintained: “Iran [is] crushing their own citizens while moving forward towards nuclear weapons and supplying lethal weapons that is killing innocent citizens in Ukraine. The Iranian challenge will be a major challenge to be discussed”.

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