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Iran warns conflict could spread across region if Israel does not stop Gaza attacks

Iran’s Foreign Minister, Hosein Amir Abdolahian, warned this Sunday that The conflict between Israel and Palestine could spread around the region if Israel continues its “brutal” attacks on Gaza.

“If the Israeli regime continues its attacks against the defenseless people of Gaza, no one can guarantee control of the situation and that the conflict will not expand,” assured Abdolahian from Qatar, where he visited as part of a regional tour. There, he met with the emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, with whom he discussed the situation in Palestine .

The head of Iran’s diplomacy stated that those interested in preventing “war and crisis from expanding” should end the “brutal attacks” on Israel, according to a statement from the Iranian Foreign Ministry. In addition, Abdolahian targeted the United States for “strengthening their support for the Zionist regime” while advising moderation in other countries.

The Islamic Republic of Iran and Israel They are bitter enemies, presenting each other with an existential threat, compete for regional hegemony and continue a covert war with cyberattacks, assassinations and sabotage. To expand its influence, Tehran supports groups such as the Lebanese Hezbollahthe Palestinian movement HamasIslamic Jihad and the Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Iran congratulates Hamas Political Bureau chief on Palestinian “victories”.

In fact, on Saturday night, Abdolahian met in Doha with the head of the Political Bureau of the Palestinian Islamist movement HamasIsmail Haniya, in his first public meeting with a senior government official after the surprise attack in Israel a week ago.

The Iranian minister congratulated Haniya on Palestinian “victories” and described the attack against Israel as “unprecedented.” Tehran is one of the main allies of the Islamist movement Hamas and led the so-called Axis of Resistance against Israel.

“Support for the Palestinian cause is a religious, humanitarian and moral duty,” said Abdolahian, who is on a regional tour that includes visits to Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and Qatar. The head of Iran’s diplomacy assured that the Islamic Republic of Iran “will continue his attempts to stop Israel’s war crimes”.

On Saturday, October 7, Hamas launched a brutal surprise attack on Israel that resulted in at least 1,400 died and provoked a fierce response from Tel Aviv against Gaza, where More than 2,200 people died.

This Sunday, tens of thousands of Israeli soldiers remain deployed along the Gaza border awaiting the final order for the start an operation “on land, sea and air” on the Strip, while the bombing of the Strip continued.

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