Bibi: Iran Did It, A to Z

Stand for Israel  |  September 24, 2019

PM Netanyahu speaking on Iran, September 24, 2019
PM Netanyahu speaking on Iran, September 24, 2019

While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not attend this week’s United Nations General Assembly in the U.S., he did have a message for the international community. The Times of Israel tells us that Netanyahu aligned himself with the U.S. and other Western allies in placing full blame for recent attacks on Saudi oil facilities on the Islamic Republic of Iran:

“Britain, France and Germany have said Iran is responsible for the recent attack on Saudi Arabia,” the premier, who skipped the UN event to focus on coalition negotiations in Israel amid a political deadlock, said in an English-language video message. “Let me say on behalf of Israel, very simply: Iran did it, A to Z.”

“Israel will know how to defend itself against this type of aggression, and we call on all members of the international community to join President Trump’s effort to increase the pressure on Iran,” Netanyahu added. “That’s the only way to stop Iran’s aggression.”

The leaders of the United Kingdom, France and Germany — who remain parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal — joined the United States on Monday and said in a statement that “there is no other plausible explanation” than that “Iran bears responsibility for this attack…”

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