He Iran regime warned Israel that it could face a response from its allies in the region, known as the Resistance Axisif it continues its military offensive in the Gaza Strip.
The Iranian Foreign Minister, Hosein Amir Abdolahiansaid in Beirut that some Western senior officials They had asked him if new fronts would be opened against Israelwhich considers Iran his main enemy and an existential threat.
“Taking into account the continuation of war crimes and the siege, any scenario or decision by other members of the Axis of Resistance is possibleAbdolahian said, without specifying which countries or groups could act.
The Resistance Axis is an alliance led by Iran and formed by Palestinian, Syrian and Lebanese terrorist organizations, such as Hezbollahwhich has waged several attacks against Israel and has a strong presence in Lebanon.
“Naturally, the Zionist regime and its allies will be responsible for the consequences“added Abdolahian, who arrived in Lebanon as part of a regional tour that also includes Iraq and Syria.
Before leaving Tehran, Abdolahian accused Israel of seeking a genocide in Gaza with the cutting of electricity and water, in addition to the denial of the entry of food and medicine.
The NATO This Thursday he asked Iran and Hezbollah not to “take advantage” of the confrontation between Israel and Hamasthe terrorist group that controls Gaza and that receives financial and military support from Tehran.
USAIsrael’s main ally, said it “has not yet found”no indication” of Iranian participation in the Hamas attacks, which began on Saturday with the launching of rockets into Israeli territory.
Iran and Israel They maintain a covert war with cyber attacksassassinations and sabotage, especially around the Iranian nuclear program which Israel sees as a threat to your safety.
The Persian country celebrated the start of the Hamas attack with congratulations and fireworks and gave its support to “the legitimate defense of the Palestinian people.”
Blockage of 6 billion dollars
On the other hand, the Iranian regime denied that USA has blocked access again Tehran to the 6 billion dollars of Iranian funds that were unlocked in September in a prisoner exchange between the two countries.
“The news (of the blockade) is not true, the publication (of the news) will tarnish the credibility of the Washington Post,” indicated the Iranian mission to the UN, the state agency reported. IRNA.
After American media reported the news, the US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinkenassured that Iran has not spent a single dollar of the $6 billion of Iranian funds that were unfrozen after spending years blocked in South Korea.
The 6 billion Iranian dollars were unfrozen in September coinciding with a prisoner exchange between Tehran, which freed five American prisoners, and Washington, which freed five other Iranians.
(With information from EFE)