Israeli media say the Tel Aviv regime has launched a surprise military exercise in the occupied Golan Heights. The drill kicked off on Wednesday following an order by Israel’s Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Benny Gantz.
Different units from the Israeli military are taking part in the drill that “will end with a live fire exercise on Wednesday afternoon,” the Jerusalem Post reported on Wednesday.
“This drill is part of a routine program of checks and surprise exercises held throughout the year,” said an Israeli military spokesman. Israel has recently carried out a number of war games and drills as Tel Aviv boosts its war rhetoric against Iran under the pretext of preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear arms.
Iran has refuted the allegations about its nuclear energy program and maintains that as a signatory to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and a committed member of the International Atomic Energy Agency, it has every right to develop and acquire nuclear technology for peaceful purposes.
Iranian military officials have also promised a crushing response to any act of aggression against the Islamic Republic.
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