"You're on Your Own," Joe Biden Explains Why US Will Not Back Israel to Fight Iran

"You're on Your Own," Joe Biden Explains Why US Will Not Back Israel to Fight Iran

  • Joe Biden, the president of the United States, has told Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the US would not back any attack against Iran
  • Biden and members of the national security team decided in a bid to avert the escalation of unrest in the Middle East
  • The US president was said to have disclosed the position to Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister

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United States president and top national security team members were reported to be working to avoid the risk of a wider regional war in the Middle East. This followed a number of Iranian missile and drone attacks on Israeli territory.

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

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US President Joe Biden has said his country would not participate in any offensive attack against Iran
US distances itself from Israel's plan to attack Iran Photo Credit: Getty Images
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According to CNN, this was disclosed by top officials who were familiar with the development.

While having a phone conversation with Benjamin Netanyahu, the prime minister of Israel, Biden described the successful interception of the Iranian Missiles and against Drones as a major victory for Tel Aviv. The US president then suggested that further Israel's response was not necessary.

Why Israel should not retaliate Iran's attack

Biden told Netanyahu in a telephone conversation that Israel should consider Saturday's defence as a win because Iran's attacks were largely unsuccessful and showed that Israel's military has superior capability. A senior administration official disclosed this.

Israel has 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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Iran noted that the attack was carried out in response to a raid by the Israeli forces on its consulate in Syria on April 1, and the matter can now be considered concluded.

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No less than 19 Palestinians were recently killed and over 200 wounded in six major attacks in Gaza by the Israeli forces. In the same vein, Israeli settlers have continued to attack Palestinians and their homes, with at least 19 people injured.

Since October 7, a minimum of 33,686 Palestinians have been killed and 76,309 in a series of Israeli attacks on Gaza. At the moment, the number of deaths from Hamas' attack in Israel stands at 1,139, while dozens of Palestinians have been held captive since October 7.

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