Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Knesset on March 1, 2023. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Times of Israel: Netanyahu slams IAEA chief for saying attacks on nuclear facilities ‘outlawed’
PM says remarks ‘unworthy’ of Rafael Grossi, vows Israel will protect itself against ‘oppressors’ like Purim villain Haman
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday slammed International Atomic Energy Association chief Rafael Grossi for comments he made against a possible Israeli strike on Iranian nuclear facilities, calling them “unworthy.”
Grossi, who had just returned from a visit to Tehran, said on Saturday that “any military attack on a nuclear facility is outlawed, is out of the normative structures that we all abide by,” when asked by a reporter about threats from the United States and Israel to attack Iran if negotiations to curb its nuclear program are unsuccessful.
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Update: Netanyahu rebuffs IAEA chief’s remarks against possible attack on Iran (Reuters)
WNU Editor: Netanyahu’s response …. Netanyahu: Iran can try to slaughter us but we can’t defend ourselves? (Jerusalem Post).