Tag: international relations

Former NATO chief: Tehran didn’t want to get hit

Former NATO chief: Tehran didn’t want to get hit

Former NATO Secretary General George Robertson called on Israel to act with restraint against the Iranian attack. Iran’s first direct attack was a “dramatic escalation” but it was clear that Tehran did not want to take a hit. “It seems clear that Iran arranged its attack so that it could be contained by the Israelis,” […]

According to Guterres, the Middle East is “on the edge of the abyss”

According to Guterres, the Middle East is “on the edge of the abyss”

Following Iran’s attack on Israel, UN Secretary-General António Guterres made an urgent call to reduce tensions in the Security Council. “The Middle East is on the brink of the abyss,” Guterres told the panel’s special meeting in New York on Sunday. “The people of the region face the real threat of a devastating and major […]

Michel: A large personnel package should be created at the EU summit in June

Michel: A large personnel package should be created at the EU summit in June

EU heads of state and government should decide on a broad personnel package in June, according to Council President Charles Michel. “We plan to hold the debate on the appointments of the team that will govern the EU for the next five years in June, after the European elections,” Michel said in an interview with […]

Poland: Europe cannot afford Ukraine’s defeat

Poland: Europe cannot afford Ukraine’s defeat

The EU cannot afford Ukraine’s defeat in the war against Russia. Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Marek Prawda emphasized this in an interview with APA in Vienna. “All of Putin’s territorial gains are a risk factor for the European Union,” Pravda said. The Kremlin boss can use the resources seized in Ukraine to continue and strengthen […]

Reports: Iran detains ship “linked” to Israel

Reports: Iran detains ship “linked” to Israel

The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Navy (IRGC) detained a container ship. The ship has connections to Israel and is located in the Persian Gulf region, Tasnim news agency, which is considered the mouthpiece of the Revolutionary Guard, reported on Saturday. In a photo distributed by the agency, a commando soldier can be seen rappelling from a […]

Israeli Foreign Minister Katz postpones his visit to Austria

Israeli Foreign Minister Katz postpones his visit to Austria

Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz postponed his visit to Austria due to the possibility of Iran retaliating against his country. The Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed a relevant report from the dpa news agency on Saturday evening. Katz was due to meet with Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg and Chancellor Karl Nehammer (both ÖVP) on […]

New Israeli attacks in Gaza Strip and Southern Lebanon

New Israeli attacks in Gaza Strip and Southern Lebanon

As concerns about a military conflict in the Middle East grow, Israel has attacked additional targets in the Gaza Strip and southern Lebanon. The army said on Saturday that it opened artillery fire on the launch sites after intercepting several rockets fired from the coastline at Israel on Friday evening. The warplanes also destroyed three […]

New Israeli attacks in Gaza Strip and Southern Lebanon

New Israeli attacks in Gaza Strip and Southern Lebanon

As concerns about a military conflict in the Middle East grow, Israel has attacked additional targets in the Gaza Strip and southern Lebanon. The army said on Saturday that it opened artillery fire on the launch sites after intercepting several rockets fired from the coastline at Israel on Friday evening. The warplanes also destroyed three […]

Biden warned Iran not to attack Israel: “Don’t do it”

Biden warned Iran not to attack Israel: “Don’t do it”

US President Joe Biden urgently warned Iran against an attack on Israel. His message to Iran was: “Don’t do it,” Biden told reporters in Washington on Friday afternoon. “We are determined to defend Israel. Iran will not succeed,” he emphasized, referring to the retaliatory attack announced by the Mullah regime against the nuclear power. Biden […]

Biden warned Iran not to attack Israel: “Don’t do it”

Biden warned Iran not to attack Israel: “Don’t do it”

US President Joe Biden urgently warned Iran against an attack on Israel. His message to Iran was: “Don’t do it,” Biden told reporters in Washington on Friday afternoon. “We are determined to defend Israel. Iran will not succeed,” he emphasized, referring to the retaliatory attack announced by the Mullah regime against the nuclear power. Biden […]