Iran vows revenge for attack

Iran vows revenge for attack
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IslamNews – The Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, threatened retribution against Israel for what he said was an attack at a uranium enrichment plant over the weekend that caused a power failure at the site.

His comments highlight the risk of escalation in the yearslong shadow battle between Israel and Iran, raising fears that Iran will seek to save face by mounting a stronger military response than usual. Iran has long maintained that its nuclear program is peaceful and aimed at energy development. But Israel sees it as an existential threat, since Iranian leaders have often called for Israel’s destruction.

According to Iranian state television, Mr. Zarif said: “The Zionists want to take revenge because of our progress in the way to lift sanctions,” adding, “But we will take our revenge from the Zionists.”

Dignitaries from a host of countries are still working in Vienna to revive a nuclear agreement with Iran. And the U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is in Israel meeting with its prime minister and defense minister.

Source: BBC

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