International reactions to the Iranian attack against Israel

Western powers condemned Iranian strikes on Israel late Saturday, warning that the attack threatened to further destabilize the Middle East.

United State

US President Joe Biden pledged to provide “steadfast” support to Israel in the face of the Iranian attack, on Saturday, after he held an emergency meeting with senior security officials to discuss the growing escalation in the Middle East.

“I just met with my national security team to discuss Iran’s attacks against Israel,” Biden said on the

US National Security Council spokeswoman Adrian Watson reiterated President Joe Biden’s “strict” support for Israel’s security.

She said in a statement, “The United States will stand with the people of Israel and support their defense against these threats from Iran.” “President Biden is being regularly updated on developments in the situation,” she added.

European Union

The European Union’s foreign policy official, Josep Borrell, announced on the X platform that the Union “strongly condemns” Iran’s attack with drones and missiles on Saturday evening on Israel, denouncing an “unprecedented escalation” and a “dangerous threat to regional security.”


The British government announced the sending of additional fighter aircraft to the Middle East, stressing that it would intercept “if necessary” any air attack.

The British Ministry of Defense said in a statement, “We sent several additional Royal Air Force aircraft and mid-air refueling units to the region.” She added, “These British aircraft will intercept any air attack within the scope of our existing missions if necessary.”

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak condemned the “reckless” Iranian attack using drones and missiles on Israel, stressing that Britain “will continue to defend Israel’s security.”

“Along with our allies, we are working hard to ensure the situation is stabilized and to prevent further escalation,” Sunak said. “No one wants to see more bloodshed.”


French Foreign Minister Stephane Ségornet confirmed on Saturday via the X platform that his country condemns the attack launched by Iran on Israel.

The minister wrote, “By its decision to carry out this unprecedented action, Iran is crossing a new threshold in its actions aimed at destabilizing and risking a military escalation,” adding that “France reiterates its commitment to Israel’s security and affirms its solidarity” with Israel.


Germany warned that an Iranian attack with drones and missiles on Israel could “plunge an entire region into chaos.”

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock wrote on the X platform, “We condemn in the strongest terms the ongoing attack that may plunge an entire region into chaos,” adding, “Iran and its agents must stop this matter immediately.” She reiterated that Berlin stands “firmly with Israel.”


Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Taiani announced on Saturday evening that his country is following the situation with “interest and concern” after Iran launched marches and missiles towards Israel.

Tayani wrote on the “X” platform, “We are following with interest and concern what is happening in the Middle East,” adding, “I spoke with the Prime Minister (Georgia Meloni) and the Minister of Defense (Guido Crosetto). The government is ready to deal with any type of scenario.”

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