Amb. Gillerman: Iran's fingerprints are all over this
Former Israeli ambassador reacts to attacks in Bulgaria
- Duration 7:49
- Date Jul 19, 2012
Former Israeli ambassador reacts to attacks in Bulgaria
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Another alert for you now this time on the other dangerous showdown in the Middle East at this moment.
And the question of how Israel will retaliate.
As it says it will.
After accusing Iran and the terrorist group Hezbollah a carrying out a deadly bombing in Bulgaria.
The Jewish State's vowed to avenge the murder of its five citizens coming as we get a chilling first look at the suspected bomber see here with that spot -- for you.
You can see -- -- -- -- your screen pacing the airport terminal.
Investigators say it moments later he boarded that bus and blew himself up killing five Israeli tourists and the Bulgarian bus driver.
This is the deadliest attack on Israelis abroad since 2004.
Among his remains investigators found what is believed to be a fake.
American drivers license.
So far no group has claimed responsibility but Israel says it didn't take long to see the fingerprints of Iran.
And -- the -- all over this attack and now they are vowing.
To retaliate strongly.
Joining me now Fox News contributor -- -- Hillerman who is the former Israeli ambassador to the United Nations ambassador welcome back to the program to grave situations right now.
In the region for Israel which you always point out is in a very tough neighborhood let's start first with the terror attack.
On the Israeli citizens in Bulgaria what do you believe.
The prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu means when he's promising.
A strong attack our strong response.
-- -- -- the -- Megan it's good to be with you.
And I can tell you very clearly the prime minister means exactly -- he says.
These people can rob but they cannot hide.
We will get them.
We know that for several years now for a very long time.
They've been trying to do exactly what they did yesterday.
And that this kill innocent Israelis.
Just because they happen to be Israelis and Jews they try that in -- in in Nairobi they tried tried that -- Oslo B job.
In Cyprus and Turkey in Greece and South Africa.
All over the world -- at least so far we've been able to.
Foil those attempts but yesterday.
And the fingerprints of Iran or over this.
Whether they did that -- that proxies Hezbollah want nothing but the bloody head that goes on the twisted at all since that horrible mindful of that -- -- isn't -- -- Or in any other way.
But we will make sure that we catch -- we catch the perpetrate -- we -- the people who did it.
And we know -- role that Iran is the major engine of our and exports -- of terror around the world.
And we will make sure that those -- couple.
What level of proof does there have to be because -- Iran -- state TV is is calling Israel's claim.
That Iran is behind these attacks quote ridiculous.
Well Megan you know if you believe the Iranians I have a great bridge to -- you the Iranians -- heroes.
They've lied all along about their nuclear program they've lied all along about.
Terror activities but their fingerprints that bloody fingerprints all over the world.
By the way yesterday it was exactly eighteen years to the date practically to the second.
When the reunions blew up.
The Israeli embassy in Florida Cyrus in Argentina in the Israeli Jewish community center.
Eighteen years to the date they've been doing this for decades -- over the world they tried to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in Washington.
These people have no compunction a ball motoring and so -- -- -- -- about flying.
We we don't update their -- seriously we know what we're talking about all we have the proof.
We know they've been trying to do it all over the world and we know they succeeded.
And one thing the world should remember and that is that this is the same country the same terrorist state.
That is on a quest for nuclear weapons and just imagine what a horrible world we -- -- would be living in if they achieve that and if any proof was needed.
That they must be stopped they provide that themselves -- that they yet again.
Want to shift gears with you for a minute to Syria as we get reports that the Asad regime that may be crumbling at least three top officials assassinated.
And now there are reports that we don't know exactly where.
Bashar -- is.
There is concerned by Israel and the United States about the stockpile of in particular chemical weapons in that country.
In our governments are said to be talking about what if anything we should do about them who's controlling them might someone in the Asad regime take them.
As a means of getting out of the country -- the -- -- an insurance policy if you will.
It is there are said to be some al-Qaeda elements in the fighting on behalf of the civilians who have been so persecuted by -- side.
But where does Israel stand on this and how do you see -- risks.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Israel is living in a very tough neighborhood we -- literally a Villa in the jungle.
We have -- and CEO of unrest -- volatility.
Off cruelty of dictatorships.
And off very extreme fundamentalist Islam.
And the neighborhood is getting tougher and more and more dangerous every day is what is happening in Syria today.
Is probably one of the most dangerous developments because.
A -- himself is a the state there and it pros and was -- of his own people you've been crooning.
Prove to be but won't ruled on this Volvo was Booker himself.
This family has to go.
The fact that the international community is watching complacent to -- what I thought this butchering women and children in his own people.
Is to me and -- -- -- -- which I will never understand I don't understand why.
The US and the Europeans active so swiftly in Libya and -- the fact that Libya had Oreo.
And is adjacent to Europe -- the ultimate.
But Syria -- is a very dangerous country.
It is also -- support of terrorism the main support both Hezbollah which has left point that though there's nothing but the -- the will be rob.
So -- Arafat has to go what happens once he goes.
Is -- question mark nobody -- on -- -- -- a country with.
Tribes and factions and different sects.
And no one knows who those -- -- and who would prevail.
The chemical weapons out there.
Lucky to be -- to a very great extent may be because of Israel that no nuclear weapons there but.
The chemical weapons are as dangerous.
And they may -- -- -- by a very very dangerous elements and therefore I think that before it's too late.
Israel the United States and anybody who cares about the fate of the region.
And of the Syrian people and of the Arab people nuptials -- -- -- has to act to make -- that this devastating scenario -- -- them for them from the world wise.
This would be a horrible movies none of us wants to be you.
Absolutely and we're gonna have a closer look at that.
In just a bit right here on the program the situation in Syria and yesterday Gelman always a pleasure sir all the best you think you.