GIL COHEN-MAGEN / AFP
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Wednesday that anybody who attacks Israel will receive a resounding blow.
The Prime Minister warning came as a result of the threat pose by Iran after the killing of Major General Qasem Soleimani the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards by US airstrike.
“Anyone who attacks us will receive a resounding blow,” the premier told a Jerusalem conference after Iran launched a salvo of retaliatory missile strikes on bases used by US troops in Iraq.
The Israeli Prime Minister also claimed that, Qasem Soleimani is responsible for the deaths of countless innocent people in Middle East.
“Qasem Soleimani was responsible for the deaths of countless innocent people, he destabilised many countries for decades, he sowed fear and misery and anguish and he was planning much worse,” Netanyahu said.
“He was the architect and driver of Iran’s campaign of terror throughout the Middle East and the world.”
The Israeli Prime Minister commend US President Donald Trump for his action in killing Qasem Soleimani.
The drone strike has put the United States and key allies on alert for Tehran’s response to the killing.
A senior Iranian official on Monday warned the Israeli cities of Haifa and Tel Aviv would be turned “to dust” if Washington carried out further military action in response to its retaliatory moves.