IDF wants a response to Iran tanker attacks, politicians want diplomacy


Discussions between the political echelon and the top echelons of the IDF and the Mossad took place last week regarding the naval arena and Iran’s activity against Israeli-owned vessels.

According to senior members of the IDF General Staff and Navy, Israel has exhausted its political activity against Iran, and therefore a military response is required, following Iran’s recent attacks against the Mercer Street tanker.
According to senior IDF sources, the ayatollahs’ regime should not be allowed to attack Israeli tankers, as this could lead to serious damage to Israeli interests in the future and endanger civilian vessels on shipping lines around the world.

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