Israel Would "Spark War" By Joining US Flotilla In Gulf: Iran's Navy Chief

Zero Hedge | 8/12/2019 | Staff
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Days ago we reported that Israel's leaders were in discussions over the possibility of joining the recently proposed US maritime coalition in the Persian Gulf to escort international tankers to ward off threats from Iran, which could involve direct Israeli naval participation, or more likely would be limited to intelligence-sharing.

Following the initial Reuters and Israeli media reports of top cabinet level meetings taking place, Tehran warned on Sunday that any Israeli presence in waters near Iran would lead to war.

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“Any illegitimate presence by the Zionists in the waters of the Persian Gulf could spark a war,” Navy commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s Navy, Alireza Tangsiri, warned on Sunday.

Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy commander Alireza Tangsiri. Screen capture/YouTube via The Times of Israel.

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The warning came a day after on Saturday Senior Advisor to the Iranian Parliament, Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian, posted a statement to social media promising that "smoke will rise from Tel Aviv" should Israel joint the United States' maritime patrol in the...
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