Israeli war cabinet discusses retaliatory attack plan on Iran

 16 Apr 2024 ( News Bureau )

Israeli war cabinet discusses retaliatory attack plan on Iran

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

The Israeli War Cabinet has discussed how to respond to Iran's drone and missile attacks.

So far Israel has not told whether any decision has been taken in this meeting or not.

Israel's allies condemned Iran's move but also appealed to the Benjamin Netanyahu government to exercise restraint.

Iran has indicated that the matter is now over from its side, but the Israeli Army Chief says that Iran will definitely be given a reply.

Lieutenant General Herzi Halevi said, "Look, we are thinking about our steps and we will definitely respond to the firing of missiles and drones on Israel."

However, he did not say when and what action Israel would take.

America does not want Israeli action: Former CIA chief David Petraeus

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Former CIA chief David Petraeus told BBC Radio Four's World Tonight program that the US does not want Israel's action against Iran to affect the economic situation around the world.

General David Petraeus has led US and its allies in Iraq and Afghanistan. He said that Iran's attack is serious and Western countries know how Israel is viewing it.

Leaders around the world have also expressed concern about the worsening situation in the Middle East. US President Joe Biden told Netanyahu that he was committed to Israel's security, but a White House official said that Biden also said that if it retaliated against Iran, America would not be involved in it.

On Monday, April 15, 2024, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said that all parties should exercise restraint. Rishi Sunak, addressing parliament, said he would speak to Netanyahu and discuss how the case could be prevented from escalating.


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