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A U.S. military official in Israel amid an escalation with Iran

A U.S. military official in Israel amid an escalation with Iran

US General Michael Eric Guerrilla, who is in charge of the Middle East, arrived in Israel on Friday, April 12, for discussions with senior military officials. “Security Threats in the Region”, In the escalating situation with Iran, the US Department of Defense announced. Tehran threatened again on Wednesday “to punish” After Israel attacked the Iranian consulate in Damascus (Syria) on April 1, 16 people were killed, including seven members of the Revolutionary Guards. These are Iran's threats of retaliation are raising tensions in the Middle East and prompting calls for restraint. Follow our live stream.

US pledges “unwavering support” to Israel. US President Joe Biden has pledged support “Immovable” To its close Israeli partner, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned that Israel “To be punished and punished”. US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reiterated Thursday “Immovable Support” From Washington to the Jewish State “In the face of growing threats from Iran”.

“Israel will respond.” “If Iran attacks from its border, Israel will retaliate and attack Iran”Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz warned. “The State of Israel will not tolerate an Iranian attack on its borders”Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant said during an interview with his US counterpart on Thursday.

The head of Iranian diplomacy remains calm. After talks with his German, Australian and British counterparts, Iranian diplomatic chief Hossein Amir-Abdullahian discussed “need” Tehran seeks retaliation for strike against its consulate in Damascus “Avoid Stress”. “I declared that Iran does not want to expand the scope of the war”He promised in X. US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken spoke with his Chinese, Turkish and Saudi counterparts, calling for pressure on Tehran against any attack on Israel.

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PlaceThe hostages in Gaza will need “time and security.” A senior Hamas official warned the site on Thursday Hostages in the Gaza Strip They will ask “Time and Safety”, two conditions would be favorable in the fight with Israel. Mediators are awaiting responses from Israel and Hamas to their latest cease-fire proposal.