Pompeo backs Israel’s right to defend themselves, threats from Iran to Syria air strike

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Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he supports the right of Israel to defend itself from threats of the Iranian revolutionary guards”, according to the Israeli military carried out an attack on targets in Syria on Saturday in what they described as a successful attempt to thwart a “very imminent” Iranian drone strike.

Pompeo tweeted that he spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday over the air strikes in Syria.

He wrote take, “I expressed my support for the right of Israel to defend itself from the threat posed by the Iranian revolutionary guards and measures to prevent the threat of attacks against Israeli assets.”

Pompeo also tweeted, “We discussed how Iran is using its presence in Syria to threaten Israel and its neighbors. Prime Minister Netanyahu noted that Israel beat would of the IRGC (The Islamic Revolutionary guard Corps) – aims to threaten Israel, wherever you are.”

On Saturday to be the air attack seemed to be triggered one of the most intense efforts by the Israeli army tamp down in Tehran, a military action in the Damascus area and anti-aircraft fire by the Syrian troops.


Lt. Colonel Jonathan Conricus, a military spokesman, told The Associated Press that Israeli officials had been monitoring a plot of land for several months, in which they believed that the Iranian revolutionary guards send the mysterious Quds force, in conjunction with its allied Shiite militias, had planned to explosives-Laden drone attack in Israel.

The Iranians first tried the plan in motion on Thursday, but the Israeli army stopped, Conricus said. You said, you tried it again late Saturday night, and the air attack.

“We were able to thwart this attack with fighter jets,” Conricus said, adding that the military forces in the vicinity of the Syrian border were on high alert.

Netanyahu tweeted on Saturday: “In a large operational effort, we have thwarted an attack against Israel by the Iranian Quds force & Shiite militias.”

The Prime Minister has issued a warning to the enemies of Israel in Iran, “Iran has no immunity anywhere. Our forces work in any industry against the Iranian aggression.”

Netanyahu also said that he led the Israeli army to “be ready for any scenario,” adding, “We will continue to be determined and responsible action against Iran and its proxies for the security of Israel.”

A top Iranian general, Israel claimed, personal training, attack financing and the preparation for the drone-monitored, that Israel thwarted Saturday warned Israel on Sunday that his punches would not be tolerated against Iran, much more, according to The Times of Israel.

“These insane operations to be certainly said, the last steps of the Zionist regime,” Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force, according to reports.


Soleimani made the statement hours after the Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, Israel has threatened a counter-attack, according to reports of the Israeli attack in Syria said was killed and two members of the militant group.

The Israeli armed forces in the North have reportedly remained on high alert, amid fears of a retaliatory attack. Netanyahu held an urgent meeting with the defense officials early on Sunday morning due to increased tensions.

Israel has acknowledged that implementation was believed to be hundreds of air strikes in Syria in the last few years, most of them aimed at arms shipments to, under the direction of Iran to Hezbollah, their Shiite proxy. Direct fighting between Israel and the Iranian armed forces has been rare.


U.S. officials have recently said that the Israeli strikes have also hit the Iranian targets in Iraq.

Fox News’ Vandana Rambaran and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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