PM: Iran is behind embassy attacks in India, Georgia

By GIL STERN STERN HOFFMAN, JPOST.COM STAFF
February 13, 2012 15:22

 
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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said that Iran is behind the two attacks launched on Israeli embassies in India and Georgia Monday. Tehran, he said, is "the world's top initiator of terror."

Over the past few months, he added, "we have seen attempts to hurt Israelis in Azerbaijan and in Thailand. All of these incidents were stopped with the help of local [authorities]."

In all of the recent attempts, Netanyahu said, "Iran and its proxy Hezbollah was behind the attacks"

Israel, he added, "will continue to work with local security forces to stop attacks and will act with a strong hand" and systematically fight international terror, "which comes from Iran."

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