A senior Iranian lawmaker said on Monday that Israel will be destroyed in half an hour if the United States attacks Iran, Reuters reported citing semi-official Mehr news agency.
“If the U.S. attacks us, only half an hour will remain of Israel’s lifespan,” Mojtaba Zolnour, the chairman of the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy commission said on Monday, according to Mehr.
The statement came amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran.
According to Timesofisrael, Israel has long seen Iran as its greatest threat. Iranian officials regularly threaten to destroy the Jewish state.
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