Iranian Ambassador to Syria Promises Retaliation for Israeli Attack on Embassy

In a recent attack on the Iranian embassy in Damascus, Iranian Ambassador Hossein Akbari has promised to respond with equal force. Following the Israeli missile strike, five embassy staff lost their lives, while two guards were injured. Akbari condemned the attack and vowed retaliation.

The Iranian ambassador criticized Israel for violating international laws and questioned the lack of action from international organizations. He warned that Iran will not let Israel’s actions go unanswered and will retaliate with equal force. Syria’s Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad also condemned the attack as unjustified.

According to the Syrian Defence Ministry, the missile attack occurred at about 5:00 p.m. local time, originating from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. This incident marks a significant escalation in hostilities between Israel and Iran. The Syrian government and Iranian officials are demanding accountability and condemning the attack on the diplomatic mission in Damascus.

Iran’s promise of retaliation has heightened tensions in the region as both Israel and Iran stand firm in their positions. The incident has sparked concerns about further escalation and the potential for a broader conflict. The international community is closely monitoring the situation as tensions continue to rise in the volatile region.

Overall, the attack on the Iranian embassy in Damascus has amplified tensions between Israel and Iran. With casualties and injuries reported, the situation remains volatile as both sides vow to respond with force. The conflict between the two nations shows no signs of resolution, raising concerns about further escalation and the impact on regional stability.


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