Ya’alon: We see Iranian influence in Gaza

Israel is seeing Iranian influence in the Gaza Strip, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said on Tuesday during a tour of the IDF Southern Command with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

“Iran’s arms are actually sent to every possible place in the Middle East,” Ya’alon said. “The support for Palestinian Islamic Jihad, the support for Hamas – we see the arms beyond the borders of the [Southern] Command, too, [but also] in Lebanon with Hezbollah, on the Golan Heights, in the front they are trying to open against us, and as they declare, they wish to set up a terrorism infrastructure in Judea and Samaria.”

The defense minister added that in Sinai, Egyptian security forces were acting against extremist Islamic elements that have attacked Israel in the past and might try to do so again.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Yaalon-We-see-Iranian-influence-in-Gaza-392090

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