Wednesday, February 16, 2011
In other words, Israel has been trying for the past two years to come up with a reason to start a war with Iran and now they have their chance...
Israel is monitoring two Iranian warships about to pass through the Suez Canal for Syria and warn they might act.
The Israeli Navy will be tracking the two warships as they cross the Suez Canal for the Mediterranean Sea, according to defense officials.
Israel's Defense Minister Ehud Barak said in a statement that it had alerted "friendly nations" about the warships, Reuters reports.
Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman says that "Israel cannot ignore these provocations," according to ynetnews.com.
"Unfortunately, the international community is not ready to deal with Iran's repeated provocations," Lieberman said, according to the Jerusalem Post.
Lieberman added that the warships were "a provocation that proves Iran's nerve and self-esteem is growing from day to day."
The Egyptian body that runs the Suez Canal denied the claim.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/02/16/israel-warns-act-iranian-warships-passing-suez-canal/#ixzz1EAIZIGFo