‘Iran may soon attack Israel…’ America warns Tehran

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New Delhi: US President Joe Biden told reporters at the White House on Friday that he expects Iran to attack Israel soon. Let us tell you that tensions have increased between the two countries after the attack on the Iranian consulate in Syria 11 days ago. In view of this tension, this statement of Joe Biden has come.

According to CNN report, Biden also said that the US is dedicated to the defense of Israel, as evidenced by the US moving additional defense assets to West Asia after the Lebanese group Hezbollah fired “dozens of Katyusha rockets” at Israeli artillery positions on Friday. It is known that the Iran-backed Lebanese group said that the Hezbollah missile attack was in response to Israeli attacks in the south.

Meanwhile, amid the tension, India on Friday asked its citizens not to travel to Iran or Israel. In an advisory, the Ministry of External Affairs has advised Indians living in Iran and Israel to exercise extreme caution regarding their security and keep their movements to a minimum. The advisory said that in view of the current situation in the region, all Indians are advised not to travel to Iran or Israel till further notice.

America on high alert
Lebanon and Israel have technically been at war since its creation and have been observing a general ceasefire agreement since the 2006 Lebanon War. The US has been on high alert for a significant Iranian retaliatory strike on Israel in recent days as fears of a wider regional war have grown.

FIRST PUBLISHED : April 13, 2024, 09:36 IST

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