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Israeli war cabinet holds third meeting on response to Iran’s attack

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Israel’s battle cupboard mentioned it’s set to fulfill once more for the third time in three days to determine on a response to Iran’s first-ever direct assault.

That is coming amid worldwide strain to keep away from additional escalating the Center East conflicts.

Israeli navy chief of employees Herzi Halevi had vowed that Saturday evening’s 300 missiles, cruise missiles and drones from Iran on Israeli territory “will probably be met with a response,” however gave no particulars.

Whereas the assault induced no deaths and little injury, it has elevated fears that violence rooted within the Gaza battle is spreading to different international locations, with the danger of an open battle between long-time foes Iran and Israel.

Iran launched the assault in retaliation for an airstrike on its embassy in Damascus, which occurred on April 1 and was attributed to Israel.

President Joe Biden had informed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the weekend that the US, Israel’s most important protector, wouldn’t take part in an Israeli counter-strike.

Along with European allies, Washington as an alternative strove on Tuesday to toughen financial and political sanctions towards Iran in an try to dissuade Israel from violent retaliation.

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