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Iranian FM downplays reported Israeli retaliation – Prime Time News24



Iran’s overseas minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has dismissed as akin to kid’s play the reported Israeli retaliation for an unprecedented Iranian strike and stated Tehran wouldn’t reply except Iranian “pursuits” had been focused.

On Friday, Iran’s state media reported explosions had been heard after, in keeping with an official, small drones had been efficiently shot down.

“What occurred final night time was no assault,” International Minister Hossein AmirAbdollahian stated in a Friday interview.

“It was the flight of two or three quad-copters, that are on the degree of toys that our kids use in Iran.”

He added, “So long as there is no such thing as a new journey on behalf of the Israeli regime towards Iran’s pursuits, we could have no response.”

Friday’s explosions prompted world leaders to attraction for calm and de-escalation with fears of wider battle towards the backdrop of the conflict in Gaza which started on October 7.

In a single day final Saturday-Sunday Iran launched its first-ever direct assault on Israeli territory. The barrage was in response to a lethal April 1 air strike on Tehran’s consulate in Damascus, which Iran blamed on Israel.

The Israeli military stated the overwhelming majority of the greater than 300 missiles and drones fired by Iran had been shot down — with the assistance of america and different allies — and that the assault brought about solely minimal injury.

Israeli officers have made no public touch upon what occurred Friday, and analysts stated each side wish to de-escalate, for now.

“If the Israeli regime intends to take one other motion towards our pursuits, our subsequent response shall be instant and to the utmost,” Amir-Abdollahian stated within the interview.

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