Netanyahu: With attack on ship, Iran has ratcheted up its aggression

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Tehran has increased its aggression against Israel and the free world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said after Yemen’s Houthis, an Iranian proxy group, had seized a British-owned and Japanese-operated cargo ship in the southern Red Sea.

Netanyahu immediately blamed Iran.

‘We strongly condemn the Iranian attack against an international ship,’ Netanyahu said. ‘This is another act of Iranian terrorism that expresses a leap forward in Iran’s aggression against the citizens of the free world, and creates international implications regarding the security of global shipping lanes.’

Some 25 crew members of different nationalities, including Ukrainians, Bulgarians, Filipinos, and Mexicans were onboard the ship. No Israelis were present on it…”

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