Netanyahu: Iran Deploying Arms in Syria to Threaten Israel

NICOSIA (Reuters) —
IDF tanks seen near the Israeli-Syrian border in the Golan Heights on Monday. (Basel Awidat/Flash90)

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu accused Iran on Tuesday of deploying “very dangerous weapons” in Syria as part of a campaign to threaten Israel.

Iran, “openly calls, daily, for the destruction, the elimination of Israel from the face of the earth and practices unmitigated aggression against us,” Netanyahu told reporters during a visit to Cyprus.

“It is now seeking to plant very dangerous weapons in Syria … for the specific purpose of our destruction.”

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