In comments at a cultural ceremony in Tehran on Wednesday, the Iranian defense
minister said "fools like Netanyahu say things that make everybody laugh”,
pointing to the Israeli premier’s offer of help for Iran in addressing water
Enumerating the cases of hostile Zionist measures against Iran, including the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientists and support for Saddam Hussein during the Iraqi war on Iran in the 1980s, General Hatami said people of Iran will "give Israel a hard slap in the mouth” in the nearest demonstrations.
In a video on June 10, Netanyahu said he wants to help the Iranian people solve their water crisis.
The hawkish Israeli prime minister has repeatedly threatened Iran with military attack and has called for harsh and crippling sanctions against Iran.