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QWhat response to Iran's unprecedented aggression? The Israeli military promised Monday night “a response” to the huge assault on Tehran, regardless of calls from many international locations, led by the United States, to keep away from a conflagration within the Middle East.

Israel will “retaliate against the launching of so many missiles, cruise missiles and drones on the territory of the State of Israel,” declared the military chief of workers, General Herzi Halevi, whereas visiting the Nevatim base, within the south of the nation. He additionally thanked the United States, the United Kingdom and France for his or her assist in intercepting Iranian drones and missiles.

“We will do whatever is necessary to protect the State of Israel, and we will do it on the occasion and at the time we choose,” mentioned Admiral Hagari, on the Nevatim base.

Netanyahu calls on worldwide group to stay “united”

At the top of a second assembly of the battle cupboard in two days, Monday night, nothing appears to have been determined. The cupboard, divided between supporters of restraint and far-right hawks who demand robust and fast reprisals, remains to be learning the completely different choices.

On Monday night, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu merely referred to as on the worldwide group to “remain united” within the face of “Iranian aggression, which threatens world peace”.

READ ALSO Iran's assault on Israel: the Shahed-136, the drone's “Kalashnikov”Since Sunday, calls have been rising all over the world to stop a large response which may set the area ablaze, already “on the edge of the precipice”, in response to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. US President Joe Biden, Israel's strongest ally, assured Monday that he wished to keep away from an escalation, insisting that Washington wouldn’t take part in a attainable response.