Iran: We will flatten Tel Aviv if attacked

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Netanyahu warned that future incidents could see Israel take direct military action against Iran.

Netanyahu brandished at the podium what he claimed was a piece of an Iranian drone shot down over Israeli territory, calling on the Iranian delegation present to acknowledge it.

Taking the stage shortly after Mr Netanyahu's fiery speech, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed the Israeli leader for staging a "cartoonish circus". "You should, it's yours".

Last week, for the first time since 1982, Israel lost a combat aircraft to hostile fire as it returned from air strikes in Syria.

In addition to Netanyahu's accusations, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir claimed during his speech at Munich on Sunday that Iran has trained several terrorist factions and conducted terrorist operations around the world.

But Israel responded with a raid on what it said was the craft's Syria-based Iranian control system. "Israel will act not just against Iran's proxies that are attacking us, but against Iran itself".

He called out to Zarif in the audience, saying: "Do you recognize this?" Former Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas) drove home that point in an article ("President Trump Beats War Drums for Iran") published by the Ron Paul Institute and posted at LewRockwell.com last November.

Search continues for crashed Iran plane
In a press statement, IRCS spokesman Ramezan Sharif confirmed that helicopters had spotted the wreckage of the ill-fated plane. The plane's debris was found near the peak of Dena Mountain in southern Isfahan province, into which the plane has crashed.

The latter, he said, is a blatant violation of United Nations Security Council resolution 1701 and threatens security and stability in the border region.

Rezaie also said he will "not give any opportunity for Netanyahu to flee" if an "unwise move" is made against Iran, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported. The accord's defenders included US Secretary of State John Kerry, who said the world "is not a better place" without it.

"We are looking at a number of countries that have nuclear technology for peaceful purposes", Al-Jubeir said, calling on the USA to give Riyadh the same rights as other nuclear nations in its push to process nuclear fuel indigenously.

He deflected a question about whether Iran could recognise Israel, accusing Israel of using "aggression as a policy against its neighbours" and the Palestinians, and saying it was "trying to escape responsibility for its criminal policies".

Also like administration of Donald Trump, Israeli prime minister attacked Iranian nuclear agreement signed in 2015 between Teheran and six great powers to limit Iranian nuclear program, in exchange for lifting of sanctions.

But he stressed that Israel was not the enemy of the Iranian people, and offered his condolences to the families of the 66 people killed in an Iranian plane crash on Sunday.

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