Israel Sends Message to 32 Nations, Launches Diplomatic Offensive’ against Iran

Israel Sends Message to 32 Nations, Launches Diplomatic Offensive’ against Iran

  • Israel is serious about responding to Iran's multiple missile attacks on Saturday, April 13, which were largely intercepted
  • At the moment, the Israeli government has called on not less than 32 countries across the world to sanction Iran
  • The foreign minister of Israel, Israel Katz, on Tuesday, April 16, also called for the declaration of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist group

Israel - While mulling a military response to Iran's recent attack, Israel has launched a diplomatic offensive against the Islamic nation.

In a message to 32 nations on Tuesday, April 16, the Israeli foreign minister, Israel Katz, called for sanctions against Tehran

Katz also urged the international community to declare the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organisation.

Israeling planning a military response to Iran
The Israeli government wants the international community to sanction Iran over its recent attack
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His tweet read:

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“Alongside the military response to the firing of the missiles and the UAVs, I am leading a diplomatic offensive against Iran.
“This morning, I sent letters to 32 countries and spoke with dozens of foreign ministers and leading figures around the world, calling for sanctions to be imposed on the Iranian missile project and that the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps be declared a terrorist organisation."

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An Israeli official said that Tel Aviv had yet to determine the appropriate response, whether to try to "break all the dishes" or take a more measured approach.

Israel claimed that over 300 drones and missiles were launched at it from Iran, Iraq and Yemen, adding that many of them were intercepted by its military.

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Thus, the US president told their counterparts it would not participate in any offensive move against Iran.


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