Outgoing Defense Minister Benny Gantz warns that Iran is liable to attack the World Cup currently being held in nearby Qatar in order to cause regional instability.
“Iran is looking to preserve instability as a constant thing. At a time when the world around it is stable and thriving — this is the opposite of what is happening inside Iran,” Gantz says, speaking at the start of the National Unity party faction meeting in the Knesset.
“The World Cup is likely be one of those events in which it tries to cause instability,” he says.
Gantz is echoing predictions made by the head of Military Intelligence, who warned that the only thing preventing Iran from disrupting the soccer tournament is the fear of how Qatar will respond.