By Lahav Harkov, Jerusalem Post—
Israel is working to stop Iranian belligerence throughout the Middle East, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday in Lisbon, at the start of his meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Lisbon.
Netanyahu made the statement hours after Arab news outlets reported an explosion in an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps weapons depot near an airport near al Bukamal on the Syria-Iraq border, but declined to answer questions on the matter.
“We’re lucky has a consistent policy or putting pressure on Iran,” Netanyahu said.
Pointing to Iranian activity in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Gaza and Yemen, Netanyahu said Israel is “actively countering that aggression.”
Pompeo made brief comments in support of protesters against Iran.
“I flew in from being with the president in London, where we discussed how to create stability in the Middle East, with anti-Iran protests in Baghdad, Beirut and Iran itself,” Pompeo said. “These are people seeking freedom and a reasonable way to live.
“We’ll do everything we can to help people who want freedom,” he stated. Continue Reading….