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Israel Prepared to Attack in Iran, Defense Minister Says

  • Gantz says that Israel is ready for a multifront conflict
  • UN Security Council will discuss tanker attack on Friday
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Israel is prepared to attack Iran, Defense Minister Benny Gantz said, as his country lobbied for a response to a fatal drone attack on an Israeli-operated oil tanker that it blamed on the Islamic Republic.

Asked in an interview broadcast on a local media website whether Israel is prepared to assault Iran, Gantz gave a one-word answer: “‘Yes.”