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Top Israeli General: Iran Believes There is “Not a High Probability for an Attack On it”

JPost – Iran is facing growing economic and domestic pressure due to international sanctions on it, but Tehran believes that the chances of a military strike on its nuclear program is low, IDF Military intelligence chief Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi told the Herzliya Conference on Thursday.

Kochavi said Iran was facing growing economic strains due to the sanctions, including oil exports that have nearly halved, a 60 percent inflation rate, and rising unemployment. “The vehicle [manufacturing] sector, which is the largest sector in the Iranian economy, dropped by 60%,” Kochavi said. The regime is facing growing domestic criticism due to the economic pressure, he added.

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Source: The Algemeiner

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