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In an interview with NBC News, Hossein Amirabdollahian refused to acknowledge that Israel was behind the recent attack on his country.

Iran's foreign minister on Friday refused to acknowledge that Israel was behind the recent attack on his country and described the weapons that were used as more like children's toys.

"What happened last night was not a strike," the foreign minister, Hossein Amirabdollahian, said in an interview with NBC News' Tom Llamas. "They were more like toys that our children play with  not drones."

Amirabdollahian, who spoke to NBC News in New York where he was attending a U.N. Security Council session, said Iran was not planning to respond unless Israel launches a significant attack.

"As long as there is no new adventurism by Israel against our interests, then we are not going to have any new reactions," he said.

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[-] [email protected] 39 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

They launched a massive attack on Israel, Israel responded with a very small and limited strike. Iran have been funding terrorist proxy groups for decades. They also treat their own people and women horrifically.

Hate Israel all you want, but cheerleading for an Islamic theocracy is stupid.

[-] [email protected] 53 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

It's strange how you're ignoring the fact that Israel attacked first. Iran retaliated, and did so after warning Israel of exactly what it was going to do so it could prepare. It did this even though Israel attacked Iran without a similar warning and assassinated an Iranian general.

Iran's response has been tepid and measured because it doesn't want to start WW3. Israel, on the other hand, very clearly does.

[-] [email protected] 24 points 1 month ago

did you forget that irans attack came after israel attacked an iranian embassy unprovoked

[-] [email protected] 0 points 1 month ago

“Unprovoked” is carrying a lot of weight here. Calling any punitive action in the Middle East unprovoked is absurd.

[-] Madison420 13 points 1 month ago

No one is cheerleading but just like Israel can protect itself so can Iran, your feelings about their politics aside if you strike a sovereign nation you should absolutely expect a stroke in return if not scale war.

[-] njm1314 2 points 1 month ago

In response to their Embassy being bombed they launched a few outdated rockets and drones that they gave a week's warning of. Excuse me if I don't view that as legitimate threat.

[-] Harbinger01173430 -1 points 1 month ago

Anything is better than cheerleanding on a christofacist or abrahamic theocrazy state., yes, even cheering on the islamist lunatics. /S

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