Israeli Foreign Ministry: Docking of Iranian warships in Brazil: 'dangerous and regretful'

Published date02 March 2023
Publication titleIsrael National News (Israel)
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The Israeli Foreign Ministry is calling out the Brazilian government for allowing the ships to dock in its port. "Israel sees the docking of Iranian warships in Brazil a few days ago as a dangerous and regretful development," the Foreign Ministry wrote in a statement.

"Those ships were specifically designated by the United States only a few weeks ago, and they are part of the Iranian Navy, which works closely and synchronizes its actions with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Navy, a designated terrorist entity," the statement continued.

The Foreign Ministry called on Brazil not to grant any "prizes" to a hostile state "responsible for numerous violations of Human Rights against its own citizens, executing terror attacks all over the world and proliferating weaponry to terrorist organizations all over the Middle East."

The statement concludes: "The Iranian regime has executed dozens of terror attacks against ships, putting in danger the maritime freedom of...

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