Head of IDF Intelligence Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi warned of Iranian intervention
in Egyptian elections, speaking regime in a Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense
Committee meeting on Tuesday.
“Iraq is attempting to influence the
political process in Egypt through efforts to connect with the Muslim
Brotherhood,” Kochavi said.
“Iran is taking advantage of the upheaval in
the Middle East to deepen their infiltration into states and organizations in
the region,” he added, saying that the Islamic Republic is working in Syria,
Lebanon, Egypt, Bahrain, Sudan, Yemen, Iraq and Gaza.
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