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<p><strong>“We will proceed with our own decisions” Benjamin Netanyahu makes clear at a time when the West is making successive appeals for restraint after the attacks by Iran.</strong></p>
<p> < p>In particular, the Israeli prime minister, after thanking the foreign ministers of Britain and Germany for their contribution, said that his country will make its own decisions regarding security.</p>
<p>“Our allies are making various proposals and advice, I appreciate it, but I want to make it clear that we will do everything possible to protect ourselves,” he added.</p>
<p>The Israeli president met with the foreign ministers of Britain and Germany</p>
<p> < p>The head of the Israeli state earlier called on “the whole world” to counter the threat posed by the “regime” of Tehran, during meetings with the British and German foreign ministers he had today in Jerusalem.</p>
<p>” The whole world must work urgently and decisively against the threat posed by the Iranian regime, which seeks to undermine the stability of the entire region,” Isaac Herzog told X.</p>
<p>He said he had a very “warm discussion” with David Cameron, but also with Analena Burbock, the first foreign ministers to visit Israel since Iran's unprecedented attack on Israel last weekend.</p>
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Thank you UK Foreign Secretary @David_Cameron and German Foreign Minister @ABaerbock. I appreciate our warm discussion together this morning in Jerusalem. Thank you for both the UK and Germany's strong stand alongside Israel in the face of the reprehensible attack by Iran. The… pic.twitter.com/i8R21gYdHn

— יצחק הרצוג Isaac Herzog (@Isaac_Herzog) April 17, 2024

The visit of David Cameron's visit comes a day after British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak appealed to Israel for “calmness”, stressing that an escalation would be “in no one's interest”.

Analena Berbock for her part yesterday, Tuesday, spoke in favor of new European Union sanctions on Iranian drones.

Assuring Israel of “Germany's full solidarity” she also said she wanted to to discuss with its leaders ways to “prevent further escalation”.

Speaking to reporters in Israel today, British Foreign Secretary David Cameron said it was clear that Israel had made the decision to respond to Iran's attack. with drones and missiles and expressed the hope that this would be carried out in a way that would minimize escalation.

“It is clear that the Israelis are making a decision to act,” Cameron said. “We hope they do it in a way that does the least possible to escalate this.”

Britain wants to see coordinated sanctions against Iran, he added.

“It has to be given a clear unmistakable message from the G7” (the Group of Seven most developed industrialized countries), he said.

Source: 24h.com.cy

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