MEMRI: Former Iranian Official: The Countdown To Attacking Israel Has Begun – ‘With Hopes Of Completely Eradicating [It] From The Planet’
In response to reports on a January 29, 2013 Israeli attack in Syria, Ali Reza Forghani, a supporter of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and former governor of Kish province, published an article titled “Countdown to an Attack on Israel,” calling on Tehran and Syria to take this golden opportunity for a retaliatory strike against Israel that will destroy it once and for all.
In the article, which was published on regime websites, Forghani stated that the war in Syria today is merely the prelude to a nuclear third world war between the “Axis,” led by the U.S., and the “Allies,” led by Iran, that will bring about the end of humanity.
This is not Forghani’s first call to destroy Israel. In a February 4, 2012 article titled “Iran Must Attack Israel by 2014,” he claimed that doing so was a religious obligation, and that Iran was…
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