Israel issues stark warning to US: Iran’s crossing nuclear threshold imminent

In this photo released by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, technicians work at the Arak heavy water reactor's secondary circuit, as officials and media visit the site, near Arak, 150 miles (250 kilometers) southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. The head of Iran's nuclear agency says his country has begun new operations at the heavy water nuclear reactor. The move intensifies pressure on Europe to find an effective way around U.S. sanctions, which block Tehran's oil sales abroad. (Atomic Energy Organization of Iran via AP)

i24: Several Israeli officials including FM Yair Lapid and DM Benny Gantz relayed the message to US counterparts

Israel issued a bleak warning to the United States recently, highlighting that Iran is on the verge of becoming a nuclear threshold state, i.e. one that could begin to manufacture atomic weapons, according to a report on Kan 11 News on Sunday.

“On the mountains of Israel you will fall, you and all your troops and the nations with you. I will give you as food to all kinds of carrion birds and to the wild animals.” Ezekiel 39:4 NIV

Despite the lull in the talks that have taken place over several rounds in Vienna regarding Iran’s nuclear program, it does not mean, however, that the situation is static.

Indeed, several senior Israeli officials, including Foreign Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid, and Defense Minister Benny Gantz relayed the message of the Jewish state’s concern to their US counterparts – Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

The Iranian Revolutionary Guard launches several missiles during a drill in a desert in the country's center on January 15, 2021.

Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett supposedly said in internal meetings that Iran is in fact accelerating its actions on the nuclear issue, reported Israeli outlet Arutz7. Read More