(MENAFN- AzerNews) Israel's army chief of staff has said Iran has made
unprecedented progress in its uranium enrichment program, Azernews
reports, citing foreign media outlets.
“Iran has made more progress in the field of uranium enrichment
than ever before. We are closely examining additional domains that
lead to nuclear capability,” said Chief of the General Staff Lt.
Gen. Herzi Halevi at the Herzliya Conference, according to an army
statement on Tuesday.
“There are possible negative developments on the horizon that
could lead to action,” he added.
Halevi stressed Israel's“ability to hit Iran,” noting:“We are
not indifferent to what Iran is trying to build around us, and it
is difficult for Iran to be indifferent to the line we are
Meanwhile, Halevi said he considered that "Hezbollah has been
deterred from an all-out war against Israel.”
“We have good readiness in the northern arena,” he also
He also noted that“Iran uses Syria as a potential zone for
combat with Israel.”
“I would like to remind (head of the Syrian regime) Bashar
al-Assad of one very interesting fact in a period where data is
being talked about: Iranian-backed countries have failed. If he
wants to build up after the civil war, let him be aware of that,”
the official added.
There was no comment from Iranian authorities on the
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