Iran building airport in southern Lebanon to attack Israelis, Gallant says

The Times of Israel reports: “Defense Minister Yoav Gallant on Monday accused Iran of setting up an airport in southern Lebanon, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from the Israeli border, which he said was being used ‘for terror purposes’ against Israelis.

Speaking at an annual conference of the Institute for Counter-Terrorism Policy (ICT) at Reichman University in Herzliya, Gallant presented pictures of the airport, being built in the Qalaat Jabbour mountain region, which he said bore the fingerprints of Iran and its proxy terror group Hezbollah.

‘In the pictures, you can see the Iranian flag flying over the runways, from which the ayatollah regime plans to operate against the citizens of Israel,’ Gallant said.

‘In other words: the land is Lebanese, the control is Iranian, and the target is Israel,’ he added…”

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