Netanyahu to Iran: 'Don't threaten Israel, we're a tiger not a rabbit'
Netanyahu sent the message after being asked during his visit to Kazakhstan by President Nursultan Nazarbayev if he wants to send a message to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who was scheduled to visit Kazakhstan next week.
Netanyahu added that if Iran changes its policy and its attitude to Israel, "We will change ours."
When he was asked by his host if he sincerely believed that Iran means what it says, that it wants to destroy Israel, he answered, "Yes, I do believe it."
Earlier on Wednesday, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that Israel will not exist 25 years from now.
Hours before Netanyahu's statement, Khamenei claimed that the "liberation of Palestine" remains the number one issue facing the Muslim world despite the numerous conflicts currently destabilizing the Middle East.
Khamenei made the comments during a meeting with the head of Palestinian terror organization Islamic Jihad in Tehran, according to semi-official Iranian news agency Press TV.