• IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot gave a rare interview with the London-based Saudi-owned newspaper Elaph.
  • Eisenkot said Israel is willing to share intelligence with Saudi Arabia to confront Iran.
  • The expansion of Iranian influence across the Middle East is a major concern to both Israel and Saudi Arabia.

Israel is willing to share intelligence with Saudi Arabia to confront Iran, IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot stated in an interview with Saudi’s Elaph newspaper.

“We are ready to exchange experiences with Saudi Arabia and other moderate Arab countries and exchange intelligence to confront Iran,” Eisenkot said in a rare interview with the London-based Saudi-owned newspaper, adding that “there are many shared interests between us and Saudi Arabia.”

“Under US President Donald Trump there is an opportunity to form a new international alliance in the region. We need to carry out a large, comprehensive strategic plan to stop the Iranian threat,” Eisenkot said.

 

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