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Bibi: Israel Will Defend Itself from 'Murderous' Iran

PM Netanyahu speaking at a podium (Photo: Haim Zach/GPO/ASHERNET)

This weekend, Iranian President Rouhani continued his regime's calls for the destruction of Israel, calling the Jewish state "a cancerous tumor." In response, The Times of Israel reports, PM Netanyahu called on the world to join together with sanctions against the Islamic Republic:

“Israel knows very well how to defend itself from the murderous Iranian regime,” said Netanyahu, in a statement.

“Rouhani’s slander, which calls for the destruction of Israel, proves yet again why the nations of the world need to join in the sanctions against the Iranian terrorist regime which threatens them,” charged the prime minister...

Addressing an annual Islamic Unity Conference on Saturday, Rouhani said, “One of the ominous results of World War II was the formation of a cancerous tumor in the region.” He went on to refer to Israel as a “fake regime” set up by Western countries.

Iran supports terror groups like Lebanese Hezbollah and Palestinian Hamas that are pledged to Israel’s destruction.

Netanyahu has long identified Iran as Israel’s greatest threat, pointing to its nuclear program, calls for Israel’s destruction and support of anti-Israel terrorist groups...

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