Iran says ‘US must answer’ for Israeli strike in Syria which killed 3 top generals

Apr2,2024



President Ibrahim Raisi Iran said this on Tuesday Israeli air attack An attack on an Iranian embassy compound in Damascus, Syria, killing three top officials Iranian commander, will not remain unanswered. Government supporters took to the streets and called for retaliatory action against Israel.
The attack on part of the Iranian embassy compound in Damascus killed three generals and four other officers from Iran's Quds Force, making it one of the deadliest attacks in the years-long shadow war between Israel and Iran .
In comments reported by Tasnim, a semi-official news agency, Raisi said it was “an inhumane attack in flagrant violation of international law”. He said it would not go unanswered, but gave no details on how Iran might respond.
Iran's foreign minister, Hossein Amir Abdullahian, said in an earlier post on , “America must answer for Israel”. action. Switzerland acts as the US representative in the absence of diplomatic relations between Tehran and Washington. Seyyed Nezamoldin Mousavi, spokesman for Iran's parliament leadership, told Iranian state media that “the appropriate response is a national request of the people of Iran.”
In Washington, a National Security Council spokesman said “the US had no involvement in the attack” and “was not aware of it ahead of time”. A US official said a statement had been sent directly to Iran.
In several cities across Iran, including Tehran, large crowds gathered waving Palestinian and Iranian flags and demanding revenge. The crowd chanted “Death to Israel” and “Death to America”, warning that if Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei declared jihad against Israel, “no army can stop us.”
The UNSC will hold an emergency meeting on Tuesday to discuss the Israeli attack. Russia, a close ally of Iran, requested the meeting. Iran's UN Ambassador Amir Saeed Iravani said in a letter to the world body that the attacks on diplomatic buildings were a violation of international law.



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