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Today, Tuesday, the Israeli Chief of Staff announced, in a rare public intervention, that he had asked his teams to work out new “plans” to address what he described as an Iranian nuclear threat if it were taken.
And after I take it back to Iran nuclear deal “It would be a bad thing,” General Aviv Kochavi emphasized that he had instructed the army to “draw up additional operational plans” in 2021 that would be “ready” in case the political officials decided to launch an attack on Iran.
“Any agreement resembling the 2015 agreement is bad, strategically and operationally,” Kohavi said in Hebrew during a conference organized by the Defense Research Institute at Tel Aviv University and published on the Internet.
He added, “Pressure must continue to be exerted on Iran, and Iran cannot possess the capabilities to possess a nuclear bomb,” noting that the Israeli army attacked 500 targets in the Middle East in 2020.
And in 2015 it concluded Iran The number one enemy of Israel, and the Group of Six (China, the United States, France, Britain, Russia and Germany), a comprehensive joint action plan to settle the Iranian nuclear issue after twelve years of tension.
In the era of management Donald TrumpThe United States withdrew from the agreement in 2018 and launched a campaign to impose “maximum pressure” on Tehran by re-imposing and then tightening US sanctions on the Islamic Republic, which is accused of seeking to possess nuclear weapons under the cover of a civilian program.
Since then, Tehran has abandoned most of its obligations under the agreement, denying the pursuit of developing a military nuclear capability.
The Israeli authorities fear that Joe Biden will arrive White House Who considers that Donald Trump’s policy towards Iran was a failure, in an attempt to save this agreement.
Since the outbreak of the war in Syria in 2011, Israel has carried out hundreds of air strikes and launched missiles into the country targeting forces Syrian regime And its Iranian allies and the Lebanese Hezbollah.
And Kochavi threatened, saying, “Concerning the northern front (Syria And Lebanon) Iran does not show an intention to withdraw, and our operations aim to prevent the continuation of this presence. ”