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US President Biden will not support any Israeli counterattack on Iran

In a recent development, President Joe Biden has affirmed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the US will not support any Israeli counterattack against Iran. Biden’s message of caution comes after joint efforts by the countries failed Iran’s attacks.

Biden advised Netanyahu to “take the win” and expressed gratitude for the collaborative efforts of Israel, the US, and other nations. The White House official revealed that the US would not participate in offensive operations against Iran, a stance that Netanyahu acknowledged and understood.

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reiterated America’s unwavering support for Israel’s defense during a discussion with Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant. Austin pledged US assistance but emphasized the importance of notifying Washington before any potential response against Iran.

The strategic communication between the US and Israel highlights the delicate balance of maintaining stability in the region while addressing potential threats. The cautious approach taken by President Biden signals a commitment to diplomacy and preventing further escalation in the conflict with Iran.

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