April 2, 2023

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran for attacking its oil tanker within the Arabian Sea earlier this month.

Tehran, Iran , Iran has rejected a claimed by its regional arch foe Israel that it was behind an assault on an oil tanker earlier this month.

Tehran “strongly rejects” the allegation, Iran’s international ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani advised reporters throughout a press convention on Monday.

“The Zionist regime has gotten used to leveling allegations in opposition to the Islamic Republic of Iran, like its foremost ally, the US authorities,” he mentioned relating to Israel.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had on Sunday blamed Iran for the assault on the Israeli-linked Campo Sq. oil tanker on February 10, promising that Israel would proceed its efforts to counter Tehran.

Kanaani, the international ministry spokesman, additionally mentioned Israel has compromised different states’ safety all through its “shameful historical past” and due to this fact, is in no place to accuse others of offenses that jeopardize regional safety.

The Liberian-flagged tanker was suspected of being attacked by a drone, and Eletson, the Greek firm that manages the vessel mentioned it was “hit by an air-borne object whereas within the Arabian Sea”.

The corporate mentioned the vessel and crew are secure and solely the vessel sustained minor harm. The corporate is regarded as linked with a British delivery firm based and chaired by an Israeli, Eyal Ofer.

Iran and Israel have been engaged in a shadow conflict for years that has more and more spilled out into the open amid rising tensions and a impasse over talks to revive Iran’s 2015 nuclear take care of world powers.

Israel on Sunday launched air assaults on Syria’s capital which killed 5 individuals and wounded 15 others. The raids hit a constructing in central Damascus’s Kafr Sousa neighborhood close to a big, closely guarded safety advanced near Iranian installations, witnesses mentioned.

Tehran had beforehand accused Israel of being behind a January drone assault on a protection ministry website in Iran’s central Isfahan province,

Israel and the US have accused Iran of being behind a number of assaults on oil tankers up to now two years.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *