Satellite image of Israel’s Dimona nuclear site. (Photo credit: United States Government)
An unnamed Iranian source has revealed to Al Jazeera that Tehran informed Tel Aviv on 21 April that the locations of all of Israel’s nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons sites were known to Iran, and that Iran has warned Israel that, in the event of any aggression, Iran will strike these targets.
The cable was sent through European intermediaries and included a map showcasing where all these targets are located.
An informed ?? Iranian source told Al-Jazeera (which confirms @Intel_sky’s report) that Tehran red flagged all chemical, biological and nuclear weapons storages & facilities of ?? israel and that they will be the first targets, in case israel decides to start a war with Iran. pic.twitter.com/LzL3RyjcKU
— Arya ?? (@AryJaey) April 21, 2022
The information was initially reported without explanation as to the source of revelations by independent conflict analysis and news aggregate channel IntelSky on 18 April.
On 18 April, Iranian President Sayyed Ebrahim Raisi issued a general warning that any Israeli aggression against the Islamic Republic would result in Iran striking into the heart of Israeli occupied lands and military bases.
“Just know that if the slightest move on your part occurs against our nation, our armed forces will target the center of the Zionist regime, and the power of our armed forces will not leave you at rest,” Raisi said.
In his speech, Raisi also said that the Iranian army is able to overcome western sanctions and that the country’s military capabilities are internationally recognized.
“Today, our military industry is in the best condition, so we must use it in other industries of the country,” he said.
On 13 March, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) located the whereabouts of Israeli Mossad agents in a secret compound in Erbil, Iraq.
Tehran responded by launching precise missile strikes at the compound, killing three of their targets and wounding several others.