Iran says drone attack was launched by Israel… as EU mulls classifying Tehran’s Revolutionary Guards as terrorists
Israel appears to have been behind a drone attack on a military factory in Iran, it was claimed yesterday.
Iran said it intercepted three drones in the targeted building near the city of Isfahan.
There were no casualties or significant damage.
Tehran has not officially assigned blame, but state television broadcast MK Hossein Mirzaie’s comments saying there was “strong speculation” about Israel.
The drone attack on the Iranian defense facility that Israel is believed to be behind
Despite the large explosion, no casualties or serious damage were reported
It comes amid reports that the EU may classify Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group
A strike on Iran would be the first under Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu since his controversial return to power last month.
It came as reports suggested the EU may list Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group.
Officials in Brussels are building the case against Iran’s military wing in response to its supply of drones to Russia in the war on Ukraine.
Josep Borrell, the EU’s foreign policy chief, said “member states support this proposal” and that “many would be in favour”.
Germany and France reportedly backed the idea at a meeting of foreign ministers, according to the Financial Times.
A draft on the legality of the measure could be drafted within three weeks.