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    Netanyahu Not Ruling Out Preemptive Strike Against Iran

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    Last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the UN Security Council's decision not to allow an extension of the arms embargo on Iran as “scandalous”, adding his country is set to continue jointly working with the United States to thwart what he called “Iranian aggression”.

    israel has not ruled out a preemptive strike against Iran, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned during a memorial service on Tuesday for those who fell in the 1973 Yom Kippur War, an Arab-Israeli military standoff.

    “A preemptive strike is a difficult thing to do. I know that if Iran wants to itself in the north, we are ready to fight them. This is a direct lesson of the Yom Kippur War”, noted Netanyahu, asserting that they “will do everything in order to protect the State of Israel; we are not ruling out a preliminary strike”.

    The prime minister went on to ponder over “the on our side”, saying it is what “brought peace with Jordan, , agreements with the UAE and Bahrain”.

    During the memorial, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin warned that the “surprise that was our lot” in the war must in no way be forgotten or repeated in either healthcare or the economy.

    “I fought in the killing fields of that terrible war, and here I am today. Almost a jubilee later, and I well remember how we won that war. In the trenches, we fought shoulder to shoulder”, stressed Rivlin, further calling to rebuild the contract…

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