The newspaper ‘The Wall Street Journal’ has published an exclusive that, if confirmed, could change the course of the recently broken war between Israel y Hamasputting the focus on Iran, one of the great historical enemies of Jerusalem. According to the American media, Iranian security officials helped plan the surprise Hamas attack and gave the green light for the attack in a meeting in Beirut last Monday, according to senior members of Hamas and Hezbollahanother Iranian-backed militant group.
The plans would have been carried out since August and would include the air, land and sea raids that made up the Hamas attack. Officials from the Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and were reportedly held in Beirut and attended by IRGC officers along with representatives of four Iranian-backed militant groups, including Hamas.
This information has also been confirmed by a European official and an advisor to the Syrian government, ‘TWSJ’ reports.
For their part, US officials say they have so far found no evidence of Tehran’s involvement. This was confirmed by the Secretary of State in an interview with CNN. Antony Blinken. “We have not yet seen evidence that Iran directed or was behind this particular attack, but there is certainly a long relationship,” she said.
And the affected party, Iran, also distances itself from having planned the attacks together with Hamas. A spokesman for Iran’s mission to the United Nations said the Islamic Republic supported the actions of Gaza but he did not direct them.