Iranian official blames Israel for failed plane hijacking

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 28, 2010 16:39

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander Ramezan Sharif on Sunday blamed Israel for the thwarted hijacking of an Iran Air flight this past Friday.

Sharif said, "Israel intended to use its mercenaries in the recent skyjacking affair to create a media hype against Iran." He added that "the president's recent trip to Lebanon, was a regional defeat for the Zionist regime [of Israel]," PressTV reported.


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