14 April 2024

Discussing Iran’s 13 April retaliatory airstrikes against Israel, Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian said: “If the UN had condemned the Israeli strike [on Iran’s consulate in Damascus], we would have thought twice about our response”. He added: “We do not seek to target American people and bases in the region and we do not welcome the extension of tensions… We will target U.S. bases if they are used to aid Zionist [ie, Israeli] aggression [against Iran]”.

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