Feb 20, 2011

'Israel views Iran ships crossing Suez with utmost gravity'

  PM Netanyahu speaks at weekly cabinet meeting
02/20/2011 11:18 Talkbacks (22) Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday that Israel views with utmost gravity the intent of Iran to send warships to the Mediterranean through the Suez Canal, a move he termed "an Iranian attempt to expand its influence in the region."
Netanyahu said during the weekly cabinet meeting that the "security component is critical to any peace agreement." "I think that today, we can see what an unstable region we live in, a region in which Iran tries to exploit the situation that has been created in order to expand its influence by passing warships through the Suez Canal," he added.

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