UK’s Cameron: Israel Appears Set to Respond to Iranian Attack

By Yoni Weiss

President Yitzchak Herzog (R) meets with U.K. Foreign Minister David Cameron in Yerushalayim on Wednesday. (GPO)

British Foreign Minister David Cameron, visiting Israel on Wednesday, said that it is evident Israel has resolved to react to the recent Iranian drone and ballistic missile strike. He expressed hope that Israel’s response would aim to minimize any escalation.

“The Israelis appear to have made a decision to act,” Cameron told reporters. “We hope their response will seek to limit any escalation as much as possible.”

Cameron also mentioned that Britain is advocating for coordinated sanctions against Iran.

“We need a clear and unequivocal message from the G7,” he added.

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak told Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in a call on Tuesday that escalation in the Middle East was in nobody’s interest and would only worsen insecurity in the region, so it was “a moment for calm heads to prevail,” Sunak’s office said.

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